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Health services shut in Kanchanpur’s Punarbas

10 June 2020  

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KANCHANPUR: All services of the health facility at Punarbas municipality-5, Tribhuvanbasti in Kanchanpur have been closed following the confirmation of coronavirus among health workers.

Siddharaj Bhatta, COVID-19 focal person of Health Office Kanchanpur, stated that the services of the health post have been closed for contact tracing of people coming in contact of the infected health workers.

Swab samples of the health workers of the health facility and other suspects have already been collected for coronavirus test.

According to Bhatta, the swab samples collected have been sent for laboratory test adding that the health services would not resume until the confirmation of the test results.

As many as 13 people, including health workers of Purnabas were confirmed to have contracted coronavirus on Monday.

Hospital’s information officer Dilip Kumar Shrestha informed that three male and two female from Bhimdutta municipality and a male from Shuklaphanta municipality were tested positive for the virus.

With this the number of infected has reached 32 in Kanchanpur. Three police personnel also have tested positive for the virus in Kanchanpur.

Publish Date : 10 June 2020 11:09 AM

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