KMC forms 7-member committee to run COVID-19 Special Hospital
KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has formed a 7-member Committee to submit a proposal to build a well-equipped hospital with isolation facilities to control Covid-19 in the Kathmandu district.
The Committee chaired by KMC ward no. 3 Chairperson Deepak KC includes ward no. 6 Chair Dipendra Lama, ward no. 7 Chair Sudda Kumar Dangol, ward no. 22 Chair Chinikaji Maharjan, ward no. 30 Chair Dal Bahadur Karki and ward no. 31 Chair Narayan Bhandari.
The 61st meeting of the executives held last Monday had dwelt on ways and means to contain the spread of Covid-19. The meeting concluded that the establishment of well-equipped Covid-19 Treatment Facilities was one of the effective ways to stem the second wave of Covid-19.
The Committee will deliberate on the modality in which isolation facilities will be run, the modality in which the Covid-19 suspected and infected ones will be treated. Furthermore, it will furnish proposals to the KMC so as to build Covid-19 treatment facilities.
The meeting had also decided to rope in health experts Dr. Ganesh Gurung, Dr. Arjun Karki, Dr. Anup Subedi and Dr. Sharad Onta to join the KMC’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.