COVID-19: Amargadhi municipality declares incentive for health workers
Kathmandu - Amargadhi municipality in Dadeldhura has announced incentive for those health workers and taskforce employees deployed in the prevention of potential risks of the coronavirus (COVID-19). A meeting of the municipality held on Sunday agreed to ensure an additional allowance equivalent to a monthly salary scale to them, said municipality's health section coordinator Ganesh Bista. Besides, as per the meeting decision, the local government itself is bearing cost of fuel required for all health facilities at the locality and transportation cost required to take suspected coronavirus infected to health facilities during the lockdown period. The Amargadhi folks have been requested to comply with the lockdown rules, stay home and contact with a nearby health institute or available health worker if they face any sorts of health problems in this period.