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Barahatal Rural Municipality Birendranagar Province Hospital Nepal News Surkhet

Emergency ward of province hospital closed


Surkhet, June 10

A 50-year-old man was rushed to Province Hospital in Birendranagar after he was bitten by a snake whereas staying in quarantine at Barahatal Rural Municipality, Surkhet, yesterday.

No one had knowledgeable the hospital authority that the person was staying in a quarantine facility.

After he examined constructive for COV- ID-19 whereas present process remedy on the emergency ward, hospital staffers panicked.

The hospital authority got here to know final night that the person receiving remedy within the emergency ward had been staying in a quarantine facility. Four docs had attended to him.

He examined constructive for the virus within the PCR take a look at yesterday.

Province hospital Director Dr Dammar Khadka mentioned the emergency ward needed to be closed because of the native stage’s irresponsible behaviour.

The man’s RDT report was additionally constructive. “If we had been knowledgeable that he was a quarantined affected person, we might have attended to him donning PPE.

Now we’ve got been pressured to close down the emergency ward,” mentioned Khadka.

The swab samples of ambulance driver, docs and a few staffers have been collected and despatched for COVID-19 take a look at. They will now be quarantined.

A model of this text seems in e-paper on June 11, 2020, of The Himalayan Times.



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