Doctor among those diagnosed with Covid-19 on Tuesday

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KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed that the list of those diagnosed with Covid-19 on Tuesday includes a doctor from Lalitpur.

The doctor working for the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division under the Department of Health Services has contracted the respiratory contagion, making it the first case in Nepal where a doctor deployed in the frontline been infected.

It has been learnt that he had journeyed to various districts of Terai for contact tracing of the infected patients.

Discussions are underway to decide the location of placing the doctor in quarantine and for and those working with him.

(With inputs from Sabitri Dhakal/THT)



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