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Seti Hospital refuses to admit new coronavirus patients; five kept in temple

Seti Hospital refuses to admit new coronavirus patients; five kept in temple

DHANGADHI: Seti Hospital in Sudurpaschim Province has refused to confess 5 COVID-19 sufferers owing to the dearth of beds within the isolation ward.

The 24-bed isolation ward of the hospital is full and there’s no place to maintain the newly contaminated.

The hospital despatched again 5 contaminated individuals aged 19-32 years from Kalika Secondary School quarantine facility in Gauriganga Municipality, knowledgeable Mayor Bhim Bahadur Deuba.

Among the 5 sufferers, well being situation of two is deteriorating, added Mayor Deuba. “They are affected by extreme instances of fever, cough and vomiting however had been nonetheless despatched again.”

Currently, they’re housed on the corridor of a temple in ward-6 of the municipality, he added.

We despatched the sufferers to Seti Hospital following the rules disseminated by the Ministry of Health and Population, however with this refusal, there’s confusion concerning the administration of coronavirus sufferers.

However, in keeping with Dr Hemraj Pandey, medical superintendent of Seti Hospital, the hospital has already admitted 25 sufferers within the 24-bed capability isolation ward and can’t safely handle additional sufferers with the present infrastructure. As the method of including gear within the constructing handed over by District Health Office, Kailali remains to be ongoing, it isn’t doable to deal with sufferers there, Dr Pandey added.

Ministry of Social Development within the province claimed that coronavirus management committees fashioned in districts held the accountability for administration of the contaminated, not the ministry.



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