52 people coming into contact with COVID-19 infected sent to quarantine

Published On: April 14, 2020 06:10 PM NPT By: RSS

ATTARIYA, April 14: A total of 52 people have been sent to quarantine after a woman of Lamkichuha municipality-1 in Kailali tested positive for the coronavirus.

Among them, 21 are members of her family and the remaining 31 are those who have come into contact with her. All of them have been quarantined at the Lamki Multiple Campus, District Police Office Kailali's Deputy Superintendent of Police Daksha Kumar Basnet.

The woman was allowed to go home on April 11 from the same quarantine after her RDT report came negative. She was tested positive through the test of her throat swab sample.

It is learned that others 26 people had arrived Kailali with the woman from Birgunj with the woman. Search for others believed to have come into contact with her is underway Eight persons have been identified along the infected woman in Dang, Surkhet, Arghakhanchi and Dailekh districts and they all would be quarantined in concerned districts, said DSP Basnet.

He informed that 21 out of 26 people who reached Kailali from Birgunj are the relatives of the infected woman, Number of persons with infection has reached five in Sudurpaschim with the confirmation new case in Kailali.

All the infected are undergoing treatment at Seti State Hospital and their health condition is normal, said the hospital sources.

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