BHAIRAHAWA: Kapilvastu Hospital has been sealed for per week after eighteen well being employees together with three medical doctors examined optimistic for COVID-19.
In keeping with the Chief District Officer (CDO) Dirga Narayan Pandey, the District Administration Workplace determined to re-impose lockdown and seal the hospital following the unfold of coronavirus in neighborhood degree within the space.
Currently, Kapilvastu has turn into a hotspot of COVID-19 transmission after 5 well being employees had been detected with the an infection on August 09. One native businessman additionally succumbed to the illness at present.
As many as 91 swab samples had been collected from those that got here involved with the contaminated individuals. Of the collected samples, studies of 18 got here out optimistic at present whereas studies for the remaining are awaited, knowledgeable Dr Rajendra Giri chief of provincial public well being laboratory.
Within the district alone, 800 males and 101 females have examined optimistic for the virus.