Assessment of COVID-19 Pandemic in Nepal: A Lockdown Scenario Analysis

  title={Assessment of COVID-19 Pandemic in Nepal: A Lockdown Scenario Analysis},
  author={K. Sharma and A. Banstola and R. Parajuli},
  journal={Frontiers in Public Health},
The Government of Nepal issued a nationwide lockdown from 24 March to 21 July 2020, prohibiting domestic and international travels, closure of the border and non-essential services. There were only two confirmed cases from 610 Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests and no fatalities when the government introduced nationwide lockdown. This study aimed to explore the overall scenario of COVID-19 including spatial distribution of cases; government efforts, and impact on… Expand


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