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COVID victim cremated before test result came

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COVID victim cremated before test result came
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  • Swabs of 294 individuals who attended funeral to be collected
  • Rural municipality ward sealed

JAJARKOT, JUNE 7

Preparations are beneath approach to gather swab samples of 294 individuals who attended the funeral ceremony of a 58-year-old man who died of COVID-19, however whose physique was handed over to his kin with out ready for check results of his swab samples. He was cremated following his demise at Jagadulla Rural Municipality, Dolpa, on June 3, whereas he was in house quarantine.

Jagadulla Rural Municipality Chair Narakhi Rokaya stated well being staff had reached the village to gather swab samples of the deceased’s relations, those that attended the funeral ceremony and others who got here into contact with the physique. “We are making ready to gather swab samples of 294 folks,” stated Rokaya.

According to Rokaya, a group of well being staff from Karnali Academy of Health Sciences has already left for swab assortment.

Another group of well being staff from Dolpa headquarters Dunai can also be making ready to return to the agricultural municipality.

Ward Three of Jagadulla Rural Municipality has been sealed off and folks have been banned from getting into the agricultural municipality, stated Chief Administrative Officer Kesabraj Jaishi of the native stage.

Locals concern that the an infection might need unfold throughout the village as funeral ceremony attendees weren’t quarantined.

A model of this text seems in e-paper on June 8, 2020, of The Himalayan Times.

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