Mentally disturbed woman tests positive for coronavirus, HIV/AIDS in Dhading
Dhading, June 9
A mentally disturbed girl has examined constructive for HIV and coronavirus at Ghatbesi of Gajuri Rural Municipality, Dhading.
Having misplaced her psychological steadiness, the lady had been residing on the roadside for the previous one-and-a-half years.
She examined constructive for COVID-19 yesterday.
Local folks had urged the agricultural municipality to examine up and deal with the lady after they seen unnatural development of her abdomen.
When the lady underwent a being pregnant take a look at at Gajuri Primary Health Centre, she examined constructive for HIV, based on Gajuri Rural Municipality Vice-chair Sita Dhungana.
She, nonetheless, was not pregnant.
Vice-chair Dhungana mentioned detection of HIV within the girl had posed a danger to the folks locally. “The girl has issue in talking.
Thus, it will likely be laborious to search out folks having illicit bodily relations together with her,” mentioned a supply on the rural municipality.
The mentally disturbed girl identified with COVID-19 was rescued for remedy saying that she was pregnant.
“When the hospital carried out check-up, her abdomen was discovered to be stuffed with water,” mentioned Gajuri Rural Municipality Health Department Chief Dr Ramhari Regmi.
The rural municipality has stored well being staff concerned within the girl’s remedy and other people concerned in her rescue in quarantine.
The girl has been despatched to Teku Hospital, Kathmandu, with help from the agricultural municipality.
Her handle has not been ascertained although she had been residing in and round Ghatbesi space for one-and-ahalf years.
Having examined constructive for HIV, well being staff collected her swab pattern for coronavirus take a look at and she or he was discovered to be contaminated with coronavirus too, mentioned Dr Ramhari Regmi. The girl has been despatched to Kathmandu for additional remedy.
Sixteen folks staying in quarantine of Nilkantha Municipality had examined constructive for the virus yesterday itself in Dhading. With this, the whole variety of confirmed COVID-19 instances has reached 23 within the district.
A model of this text seems in e-paper on June 10, 2020, of The Himalayan Times.