700 people receive treatment during Dashain vacation

Published On: October 12, 2022 11:05 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

TRISHULI, Oct 12: As many as 700 patients received health services from Trishuli Hospital Nuwakot during the Dashain vacation. 

The hospital's Medical Superintendent Dr Deependra Pandey said that the number of patients receiving emergency health services during Dashain vacation doubled this year. 

He shared that annually around 300 patients used to receive health services during the festive vacation in the last two years even when there was a high risk of the coronavirus infection. 

"Mostly, the patients of fever and dengue would be admitted to the hospital during this festive time," he said. The hospital has provided emergency health services to 230 fever patients, 162 dengue infected and 25 patients with injuries, among others. 

Likewise, 100 plus people were admitted to the hospital, it was informed. 

During the festive vacation, the hospital had kept other services except OPD open and continued surgical, laboratory, video x-ray and blood circulation services, Pandey added. 

The 50-bed Trishuli Hospital operated under the Bagmati Province government however has managed 100 beds on its own internal resources. The hospital has provided free of cost Dengue test services.



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