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Twenty-six put under quarantine again due to ‘negligence of authorities’

Twenty-six put under quarantine again due to ‘negligence of authorities’


Kathmandu/ Kailali, April 13

The youngest son of the 62-year-old Kailali lady who examined optimistic for coronavirus right this moment is miffed on the native authorities for permitting his household and different individuals staying in Lamki-based quarantine to go residence with out totally testing them for COVID-19.

“We went residence considering that we’re all okay, however right this moment the authorities advised us that my mom examined optimistic and all of us, together with our kin who got here in our contact, wanted to remain in quarantine once more,” mentioned the 21-year-old son of the COVID-positive lady who labored at a candy store in Birgunj.

He mentioned 25 of his kin must keep in quarantine as a result of authorities authorities’ negligence. “Why ought to authorities authorities act in a rush to finish quarantine with out totally testing individuals for coronavirus?” he questioned.

The youth mentioned he and his household, who have been among the many individuals staying in Lamki quarantine, have been ready to remain within the quarantine for 21 days as per the federal government’s order, however they went residence as native representatives and authorities authorities advised them on April 10 that that they had examined detrimental they usually might go residence. He mentioned his elder brother was staying in Pune, however nobody from the household had met him prior to now oneand-a-half years.

The boy is perplexed how his mom contracted the virus.

“My mom stayed in our rented residence in Birgunj with two of her grandchildren.

My father has a tea stall at Birgunj bus park. I can’t guess how my mom contracted the virus,” he mentioned.

The lady, who has 9 youngsters — 5 daughters and 4 sons — suffers from bronchial asthma and hypertension.

She examined detrimental for COVID-19 within the fast diagnostic take a look at, however examined optimistic within the PCR (polymerase chain response) take a look at performed at National Public Health Laboratory. The lady, who’s asymptomatic, was admitted to Dhangadi-based provincial hospital at round 1:00pm right this moment.

The lady and her household have been amongst 35 individuals from the far-western area residing in Birgunj who have been allowed by the federal government to return residence on March 30 when the nation was put below lockdown.

Seventeen of them who obtained down at Lamki, Kailali, have been quarantined at Lamki Chuha Multiple Campus. The lady saved her baggage at her home in Bhuruwa earlier than she went to remain in Lamki quarantine. She was among the many 52 individuals (17 who had returned from Birgunj and 35 who had come from India) quarantined there.

Government authorities have recognized and contacted all 34 individuals who had travelled from Birgunj within the bus with the lady who examined optimistic for the COVID-19.

Kailali Deputy Superintendent of Police Daksha Kumar Basnet mentioned the cross issued by Parsa administration listed 35 passengers of the bus, however one passenger missed the bus and travelled in a truck. According to Basnet, one of many passengers obtained off the bus at Gurwakot and 5 obtained off in Kohalpur, Banke. One passenger who hailed from Arghakhanchi and one passenger who hailed from Dang Deukhuri additionally obtained off on the best way to Kailali.

A model of this text seems in e-paper on April 14, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.

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