Saptari quarantine (File Photo)
RAJBIRAJ: With 13 more people coming into contact with the deceased old man of Rajbiraj, Saptari tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, the local authorities have decided to enforce prohibitory order in Rajbiraj from Thursday.
Citing the increase in coronavirus cases in the locality, the District Administration Office, Saptari has decided to enforce prohibitory order.
The septuagenarian who died on Friday in Rajbiraj was tested coronavirus positive, later 5 members of his family had also tested pandemic positive.
While tracing the contacts of the family members 13 more are found coronavirus positive on Wednesday.
The deceased man has a gas and an agro-seed store.
According to Sapatari District Health Office sources, 120 swabs were collected on Tuesday. The office estimates at least 300 swabs have to be tested in connection.