Journalists, Province Assembly Member test corona positive in Jhapa
Jhapa. Three journalists and one Province Assembly Member from Jhapa have tested positive for corona virus.
Chairman of Federation of Nepali Journalists Jhapa Yekraj Giri confirmed that journalists Pushpa Baral, Narendra Dhakal and Bir Bahadur Darnal are infected with the corona virus.
Likewise, Province Assembly Member Gopal Chandra Budhathoki also tested positive for the virus. All four are in home isolation with the consultation of the doctors, it is said.
Likewise, some corona patients are being shifted to Jhapa from Kathmandu. Nar Prasad Upreti, who was infected in Kathmandu, was brought in Birtamod’s B and C Hospital in a helicopter.
Hospital’s Public Relations Officer Pramish Giri said that the decision on patient’s bed shift was taken after the increased number of patients in Kathmandu.
Giri said that Upreti is receiving treatment at ICU now. B and C Hospital has run 25-bed separate isolation ward for treatment of COVID-19 patients. (RSS)