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Two youths from Dhading test negative on PCR

2 from same family test positive for Covid-19, third sample negative


DHADING: Two youths within the district have examined adverse for COVID-19 via the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) methodology after they examined constructive for coronavirus antibodies on Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT).

Earlier, RDT carried out on the 2 youths from Tripurasundari Rural Municipality and Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality respectively had examined constructive for antibodies, following which their throat swab samples had been despatched to National Public Health Laboratory in Kathmandu for check through PCR methodology, acknowledged data officer at District Hospital, Dhading, Bikram Bishwakarma. He added that each their check outcomes got here out adverse for the an infection.

One of the youths rode on a motorcycle to the district hospital and admitted himself to its isolation ward after the ambulance in his village denied to hold him, whereas the second particular person was transported by the district hospital’s ambulance.

Their swab samples had been taken to Kathmandu for lab check to substantiate whether or not or not they had been contaminated with the novel virus as RDT outcomes can’t be taken as conclusive.

While one of many youth had come to Nepal from South Korea on March 3, the opposite particular person had returned from India on March 18. They had been each in house quarantine.

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