Nepal’s 13th coronavirus case: Kailali’s 65-year-old woman

A computer rendering of the surface of SARS-CoV-2, the virus strain that causes COVID-19. Photo Courtesy: CDC

Dhangadhi, April 13

Nepal has confirmed its 13th coronavirus positive case on Monday.

A 65-year-old woman in Kailali district of Sudurpaschim tested positive for the virus, according to health officials.

The woman was quarantined at Lamki Multiple Campus in Lamki Chuha of the district for the past two weeks.

The woman had a teashop in Birgunj, where three coronavirus positive cases were confirmed recently, and she had gone to Kailali three weeks ago to meet a relative, it has been learned.

A few days back, she had undergone a rapid diagnostic test for the virus, but the result had come negative. Following that, she was sent home from the quarantine site.

However, the officials had sent her swab samples for a PCR test that showed a positive result. With the new result, authorities are preparing to bring all the persons who were sent home from quarantine sites back.

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