26 May 2020, Kathmandu
The Budhanilkantha Temple and other areas around the Shivapuri National Park in Budhanilkantha have been sealed after a 37-year-old male tested positive for the virus.
Ward chair Bal Krishna Shrestha said people’s movement, business, shops and other services have been completely shut in the areas.
The infected person has been under isolation care at Shukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital.
The person used to transport people in crisis to hospitals on his private vehicle during lockdown.
He was using his vehicle as an ambulance for humanitarian cause.
The municipality has so far two COVID-19 confirmed cases.
Prior to this, 18-year-old woman from Ramnagar of Sarhali and presently residing in Budhanilkantha-12 was tested positive for the virus.