Seven-year-old boy beats COVID-19

Published On: May 9, 2021 02:04 PM NPT By: RSS

GULMI, May 9: A seven-year-old boy has got over the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Rajesh Raut of Madane Rural Municipality-1 in Gulmi district was admitted to the temporary COVID-19 special hospital operated by the rural municipality on May 3 after he had fever and shortness of breath. 

Hetested positive for the deadly virus through an antigen test at the hospital. The boy was given bottled oxygen and vitamin supplements. He was discharged from the hospital after five days, said health coordinator at the rural municipality, Tirtha Raj Panthi. The 10-bed hospital has three oxygen plants and six oxygen cylinders, which is essential to treat COVID-19 patients.

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