COVID-19 resurfaces in Chitwan after 10-month hiatus

Kathmandu: Coronavirus infection has been confirmed in Chitwan after a hiatus of 10 months. The virus was confirmed in a 29-year-old youth and a 66-year-old man in the lab tests conducted on Sunday and Tuesday, according to Information Officer at Bharatpur Hospital, Gopal Paudel.

The man visited the hospital for the treatment of pneumonia. He has been admitted to the hospital for treatment. Likewise, the 29-year-old youth is in home-based isolation.

Public Health Officer at the Health Office, Chitwan, Gitanjali Dhakal, said the infection of coronavirus has been detected in the district after a gap of 10 months. The COVID-19 infection was last detected in the district last March.

Meanwhile, the Health Office, Chitwan has requested one and all to exercise caution following the confirmation of the COVID-19 infection. The office has suggested people to maintain physical distance, use masks, and wash their hands with soap and water regularly to avoid coronavirus infection.

News Source: Rashtriya Samachar Samiti