2,000 Gulmi people at risk of diarrhoea infection

Province 5 Ministry of Social Development

Rupandehi, April 30

Around 2,000 people in Dajakot, Musikot Municipality-4 of Gulmi district in Province 5, are at a risk of diarrhoea infection, according to the provincial Ministry of Social Development.

The Public Health Division under the Ministry says coliform was found in the water of Nunkhola, the main source of drinking water for people in Dajakot.

Likewise, a test of stools collected from people in the area found entamoeba histolytica parasites, proving the infection. Hence, the people have been barred from using the water from Nunkhola, according to the Ministry.

Of late, one person died of the diseases whereas more than 100 are undergoing treatment at different health facilities of the country.

The District Hospital and the municipality have sent a rapid response team to the affected area.

Published on April 30th, Tuesday, 2019 12:05 PM

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