Two test positive for COVID-19 in Chitwan, samples sent to Kathmandu
CHITWAN: Two UK returnees, a mom and her son, have examined optimistic for COVID-19 in Rapti Municipality of Chitwan district.
The lady had examined optimistic for antibodies through the Rapid Diagnositic Test (RDT) on Wednesday. She had returned from United Kingdom through Hong Kong on March 18 along with her two sons.
On detection of coronavirus antibodies, the household of three have been saved in isolation at Bharatpur Hospital and their swab samples despatched to National Avian Disease Investigation Laboratory for additional testing by way of PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) technique, the place two samples examined optimistic.
The samples of the mom and son want additional testing to verify the transmission, knowledgeable Dr. Shreeram Tiwari, Medical Superintendent at Bharatpur Hospital, including that their swab samples have been despatched to National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL), Kathmandu for additional affirmation, at this time morning.
So far, Nepal has reported 16 confirmed COVID-19 instances of which 15 are energetic whereas one individual has recovered from the illness.
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