Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Social Distancing, Isolation and Quarantine are Key Success Factors of Nepal’s Public Health Practices or Something Else?

Authors

  • K.P. Pathak Nepal Open University, Nepal
  • T. Gaire Innovative College of Health Science, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • D. Acharya Bhairahawa Multiple Campus, Lumbini, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/kumj.v18i2.33034

Keywords:

COVID-19, Pandemic, Social isolation

Abstract

Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease similar form of pneumonia/ SARS-CoV-2- impacting deadly globally.

The main objective of this article is to analyze the studies and gather of the current information aimed at COVID-19 and analyze the situation of Nepal. We summarized the published articles from the web pages, Journals, Google search engine.

It is declared as a public health emergency. However, why COVID-19 does not register in developing counties (Nepal) rather than China, Europe and North America it is unknown. Nepal has lower experiences of the COVID-19 where only 49 death cases registered and total cases 19,237 cases throughout the country (till 08/1/2020).

Nepalese health services need to maintain up than today and follow lockdown, isolation, social distance and an advance screening test kit around the country.

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Published

2020-11-19

How to Cite

Pathak, K., Gaire, T., & Acharya, D. (2020). Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Social Distancing, Isolation and Quarantine are Key Success Factors of Nepal’s Public Health Practices or Something Else?. Kathmandu University Medical Journal, 18(2), 68–74. https://doi.org/10.3126/kumj.v18i2.33034