Peacekeeping-bound military personnel check constructive for coronavirus an infection

Peacekeeping-bound army personnel test positive for coronavirus infection

KATHMANDU: Greater than 35 Nepal Military personnel, who had been speculated to fly for a peacekeeping mission in Libya, have examined constructive to coronavirus an infection.

Consequently, their flight scheduled for as we speak has been cancelled.

A complete of 116 military personnel had been scheduled to fly as we speak for the United Nations Help Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) which has now been postponed after among the members of the Mission had been additionally confirmed constructive to the virus, stated Nepal Military spokesperson Santosh Ballav Poudel.

The group had been in quarantine for 4 months on the Birendra Peace Preserving Coaching Centre in Panchkhal of Kavre, after finishing coaching for the mission.

Nevertheless, the most recent check carried out on all of the personnel confirmed greater than 35 carrying the virus. The outcomes got here out on Sunday.

A brand new date can be mounted after a re-test is carried out of all of the members, together with those that had are available contact with the contaminated, stated NA Public Relations and Data Directorate.

In the meantime, the variety of infections within the Nepali Military personnel has elevated considerably of late.

As of August 2, solely 508 personnel had examined constructive to Coronavirus, which has elevated to 1,383 by August 13.

Of the COVID-19 contaminated military personnel, 294 have recovered whereas 1,089 are nonetheless present process therapy, stated NA spokesperson Poudel.

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