Extra well being employees contract coronavirus in Chitwan district

More health workers contract coronavirus in Chitwan district

Chitwan, August 16

COVID infections are rising amongst medical doctors and well being employees at hospitals in Chitwan.

With the rise in infections amongst heath employees, a excessive alert has been put in place.

4 medical doctors, together with the chief of Bharatpur Hospital and one well being employee, examined constructive for COVID-19. On account of this, Bharatpur Hospital is having a tough time treating COVID sufferers. Hospital Improvement Committee Chair Dr Bhojraj Adhikari stated that Medical Superintendent Dr Shreeram Tiwari, Dr Sunilmani Pokhrel, one physician on the emergency ward and a well being employee had examined constructive for the virus.

Equally, a residential physician too has examined constructive for the respiratory contagion. He had returned from Kathmandu yesterday.

One physician working on the ICU and one well being employee within the emergency ward examined constructive for COVID three days in the past.

Chairman Adhikari stated no stone can be left unturned within the remedy of COVID sufferers on the hospital.

Equally, all providers besides emergency have been closed down after well being employees and sufferers at BP Koirala Memorial Most cancers Hospital began testing constructive for COVID-19. Ten nurses and 7 sufferers have examined constructive for the virus on the hospital until date.

Govt Director Dr Dej Kumar Gautam closed the hospital saying hospital staff and sufferers had contracted the lethal virus.

With the surge in COVID circumstances, a prohibitory order has been imposed in Bharatpur Metropolitan Metropolis since Friday midnight. A joint assembly had determined to impose the prohibitory order in Ratna Nagar, Khairheni, Kalika and Rapti municipalities for every week ranging from right now.

In the meantime, Chitwan Medical School has obtained permission to hold our PCR exams at non-public hospitals in Chitwan.

Following the inspection, Nationwide Public Well being Laboratory, Teku, granted the permission to the school to conduct PCR exams .

School Chair and Managing Director Dr Harischandra Neupane stated the lab would come into operation from August 18.

Bharatpur Hospital has been conducting PCR exams on sufferers totally free as per the path from the Ministry of Well being and Inhabitants.

In response to Neupane, the medical school costs Rs 6,005 per particular person for PCR take a look at.

The lab has capability to conduct take a look at on 400 individuals in six hours. Seven lab technicians have been employed to hold out PCR exams.


A model of this text seems in e-paper on August 1, 2020, of The Himalayan Instances.


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