Youth committing suicide in quarantine facility had COVID-19

Published On: July 3, 2020 03:18 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, July 3: A youth who committed suicide in a quarantine facility on July 1 tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

According to Chief District Officer Narendra Rana, the throat swab samples of the 31 years old youth from Gangadev Rural Municipality-5 tested positive for COVID-19 through a test conducted at Bheri Hospital, Nepalgunj.

The body of the deceased is being cremated by a team of Nepal Army. He had returned from Dubai on June 24.

With this, Rolpa has witnessed 48 cases of COVID-19 so far.

The contract tracing is underway, according to the Rural Municipality Office.


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