Be Healthy and Safe – Update from NECO regarding COVID-19

Dear NECO Contributors and Supporters,

We hope you and your family are healthy and safe during this Unprecedented Global Health Situations. As from the latest update of 18th March from WHO Website Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), globally 191 127 are confirmed of COVID-19 casesand 7807 are deaths where, all the lives is undoubtedly being affected. As from MoHP, till today, Nepal has only one reported case of COVID-19.

So for the precaution, the Nepal government has closed down almost all the visitor visas until April 15 and has also ordered the closure of schools, universities, cinemas, gyms, clubs, public swimming pools and museums until April 30.

As to update, NECO following the statement “Prevention is better than Cure’’.

So the first and foremost, we are following health guidelines released by the Nepal government. All NECO activities, including the morning Taekwondo Classes, as well as the contact with people and with public places are suspended.

Pic: Taekwondo class wrapping up

Pic: PPT Presentation about CoronaVirus regarding symptoms, prevention and precautions from the children. 

Despite the risk to our children and staff being low, NECO is taking these precautions seriously where  NECO encouraging all of the children and staff to practice safe social distance and increased hygiene procedures.
We will keep you updated on any future changes, and thank you for your concern and continued love, care and support for NECO.

With love and gratitude
Samjhana Gurung

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Selected text and photos by Samjhana Gurung.

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