Chitwan reports death of woman from scrub typhus

Published On: September 12, 2023 10:52 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

CHITWAN, Sept 12: A 48-year-old woman died of scrub typhus in Chitwan. She hailed from Kawasoti Municipality-17 in Nawalpur.

The District Health Office confirmed the death of the woman amidst the intensive care unit treatment at Chitwan Medical College. She was diagnosed with scrub typhus at a local health facility in her locality and was brought to Chitwan on Sunday. 

To date of the current fiscal year, the district reports 67 confirmed cases of scrub typhus following 695 tests, and of them, 25 are from within the district and the remaining from outside the district.


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