Rapid Diagnostic Tests in Dhapakhel, Lalitpur (A Photo Feature)

11:30 a.m: 28 results negative. Meanwhile, number of people who wanted to have themselves tested crosses 45.

11:15: Security Personnel continue to assist the testing procedure – they instruct public about the distance that needs to be maintained, where to stand, and where to wait for their results. Inquisitive public are being sent off to their homes.

11:00 a.m: First seventeen results are negative. The number of people waiting to get themselves continues to grow.

10:45 a.m: Three Chinese nationals arrive for their Rapid Diagnostic Tests. Meanwhile, the number of people who want to avail an RDT is above 20.

10:30 a.m: People awaiting their test results have been instructed to wait in designated spots across the road.

10:00 a.m: The first people start arriving for their tests – people who have recently returned from abroad, or are exhibiting flu-like symptoms are being encouraged to test themselves.

09:30 a.m. – Health officers start setting up their testing station. Security personnel are present to assist the healthworkers organise an efficient test – they chalk up circles for the test-givers to stand, and dedicate another section for those who completed their tests.