Kathmandu – Three people who were tested positive for coronavirus during the tests conducted at the Bharatpur COVID-19 laboratory have been taken to the Bharatpur Corona Special (provisional) Hospital. The results of PCR tests of three among 131 had come positive. A septuagenarian-couple of Bharatpur metropolis-6, Chitwan and a 45-year-old male from neighbouring Nawalparasi district were found to have contracted with the virus.
The couple, 74-year-old male and 73-year-old female, had returned home on May 16 after medical treatment in India. Their son who returned with them was, however, tested negative. The male from Tribeni municipality-6, Nawalparasi had returned home on May 14 from Gujarat, India, according to Public Health Office Nawalpur’s Chief Keshab Chapagain. Upon his return, he was put in quarantine in Nawaplarasi-West and was shifted to a local quarantine facility at his hometown on May 19. He had developed fever from May 20 and was taken to the Chormara-based Health Center.
As he was tested positive, he was sent to the Corona Hospital. According to Bharatpur Hospital’s information officer Leeladhar Poudel, the health condition of all three and another infected identified earlier is normal. High alertness has been adopted in the district after a security personnel with his working station in Kathmandu was found infected with the virus