Two more cholera cases detected in Valley

Published On: July 5, 2022 03:47 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 5: Two more cholera cases have been detected in the Kathmandu Valley.

Director of the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division of the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr Chuman Lal Das shared that cholera was confirmed in two boys of Kageshwori Manohara Municipality on Monday.  

The cholera was confirmed in a four-year-old and a six-year-old boy of Kageshwori-Manahara Municipality-6.

With this, the number of cholera cases has reached 19 in the Kathmandu Valley. Both boys have already returned home after receiving treatment at a local hospital. 

People have been urged to drink boiled water or drink water after purifying it with chlorine. The health ministry has requested all to adopt precautions to be safe from cholera.



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