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473 Tanahun samples test negative on RDT

12 throat swab samples from Tanahun test negative for Covid-19


DAMAULI: As many as 473 samples drawn for COVID-19 detection have come out damaging on Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) in two days, in Tanahun district. Authorities had carried out RDT drive in all 10 native ranges of the district on Monday and Tuesday.

According to Shankar Babu Adhikari, Chief of District Health Office, Tanahun, individuals who have just lately returned from international nations examined damaging for the coronavirus antibodies by RDT. Among these examined, 422 have been males and 51 have been girls, added Chief Adhikari.

The district began testing international returnees after 642 RDT kits have been allotted to all 10 native ranges. It has been reported that there are 754 international returnees within the district. One amongst them is underneath quarantine at a facility in Devghat whereas others are in house quarantine.

Tanahun District Health Office knowledgeable that if anybody checks optimistic in RDT, their throat swab samples will likely be collected and despatched to Pokhara for additional testing by PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) technique.

So far, Nepal has reported 16 confirmed COVID-19 circumstances, of which 15 are energetic whereas one particular person has recovered from the illness.

The submit 473 Tanahun samples take a look at damaging on RDT appeared first on The Himalayan Times.


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