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Dhading youth who tested positive on RDT admitted for treatment

Dhading youth who tested positive on RDT admitted for treatment


DHADING: Youth who examined optimistic for antibodies on the Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) for COVID-19 has been admitted to Corona Special Clinic working underneath Dhading Hospital.

The 27 year-old-youth examined optimistic by means of RDT methodology that was carried out on 35 overseas returnees who had been underneath quarantine at Maidi Health Post in Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality of the district.

According to his kin, he rode to the district hospital on his bike and received himself admitted final evening after being unable to seek out an ambulance to hold him there.

After coming back from South Korea on March 3, he had remained in home-quarantine.

Health staff treating a affected person in Corona Special Clinic, working underneath Dhading Hospital, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Photo: Keshav Adhikari/THT

According to well being staff, his well being situation is regular. Chief of Dhading Health Office, Dr Bhuwan Poudel, mentioned that the affected person’s throat swab is being despatched to National Public Health Laboratory, Teku, for Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) check.

COVID-19 can’t be confirmed till the report of the laboratory check comes again.

Dr Poudel acknowledged that it’s now important to hint the individuals who have come into shut contact with the affected person and to check them by means of RDT. However, he mentioned, they don’t have ample kits at current and that round 700 kits could be required to hold out the checks all through the district.


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