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Five govt hospitals on standby for treatment of coronavirus patients

26 January 2020  

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KATHMANDU: The government has assigned five hospitals in Kathmandu for the treatment of patients suffering from coronavirus.

The Ministry of Health and Population has assigned Sukraraj Tropical & Infectious Disease Hospital in Teku, Bir Hospital, Civil Hospital, Patan Hospital and Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) after a first case of the deadly virus was confirmed in Nepal.

Holding a press conference on Friday, the Ministry had confirmed that a 32-year-old youth who had recently returned from China was diagnosed with the virus, making it a first case in the country.

Spokesperson at the Ministry Mahendra Shrestha said officials from all the hospitals were summoned on Saturday and asked to make necessary arrangements for the treatment.

Publish Date : 26 January 2020 12:46 PM

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