Nepal to restrict gathering of over 25 people in wake of COVID-19

Shirish B Pradhan
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Kathmandu, Apr 9 (PTI) Nepal's Health Ministry on Friday recommended to restrict any gathering involving more than 25 people at a time in a bid to arrest the spread of the coronavirus.

The Ministry of Health and Population made the recommendation to the COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee as a precautionary measure against the rising number of COVID-19 cases in recent days in Nepal and India.

The ministry has also recommended halting physical classes of schools and colleges.

In the last 24 hours, Nepal detected 332 new COVID-19 cases, taking the national tally to 279,100. PTI SBP CPS