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Govt to seal all mosques in Birgunj after 3 Jamaatis found infected with Covid-19


13 April 2020  

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PARSA: The government is preparing to seal all the mosques in Birgunj after tree Jamaatis were found infected with Covid-19 in the district.

Three cases were confirmed yesterday after three Jamaatis who were hiding in a mosque tested positive for the COVID-19, said the Ministry of Health and Population.

With the new cases, the number of infection cases has reached 12 in Nepal.

They were living in a mosque  based in Birgunj Metropolis-2 and have been put in isolation at Narayani Hospital, according the Ministry.

Their swab samples were tested at the Hetauda-based lab and reconfirmed at the Kathmandu-based National Public Health Laboratory after a preliminary report in the Hetauda-based Vector Borne Disease Research and Training Center.

The NPHL also confirmed that the test report positive of the three persons aged 37, 44 and 55 respectively.

The three had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation from March 1-15 in the Indian capital of New Delhi.

While one of the infected is from New Delhi, the two others are from the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

ALSO READ: Three Jamaatis infected with COVID-19 in Nepal, total cases reach 12

 

Publish Date : 13 April 2020 09:36 AM

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