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Rapid Diagnostic Test begins on residents of Sun City Apartments

Woman, son test positive for COVID-19


KATHMANDU: Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) has begun right now on residents of Pepsicola-based Sun City Apartments after two of its residents examined constructive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

Testing by means of the RDT methodology started on the Apartments on Wednesday morning contemplating the chance of virus unfold, acknowledged Kageshwari Manohara Municipality.

Residents of Block A will likely be examined right now within the first section as the 2 residents — a girl, 81, and her son, 58 — who examined constructive for COVID-19 yesterday, reside there. Priority will likely be given to senior residents and people with underlying well being circumstances. It has been learnt that 242 folks reside on this block of the residential flats.

There are 5 blocks in Sun City Apartments, which home 475 households. As many as 1,800 folks reside in these blocks.

Three members of a household, together with the lady, her son and his spouse have been admitted to the isolation ward of Patan Hospital on Monday after they examined constructive for the illness throughout fast diagnostic assessments carried out on them.

Their throat swabs have been then despatched to the National Public Health Laboratory, the place Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) methodology was used to verify the outcomes of RDT. The PCR assessments generated constructive outcome for the 81-year-old lady and her son, whereas the results of the daughter-in-law is awaited, in response to the Ministry of Health and Population.

The three had returned from the United Kingdom by way of Qatar on March 18.

With this, the whole variety of COVID-19 circumstances within the nation has reached 16.


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