Fifth person recovers from Covid-19, discharged

DHANGADHI: One of the patients to have contracted the coronavirus infection, a 34-year-old male, has battled his way through the infection.

The person, a resident of Hasanpur in Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City, has returned home following his recovery ending a 28 day hospital-stay at the Seti Provincial Hospital.

He had returned to Nepal from Dubai, via Delhi, on March 20. Thereafter, he was admitted in the hospital's isolation ward on March 24 after he tested positive for the novel virus through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) method.

According to the Spokesperson of the hospital, Dr Jagdish Joshi, "The infected has tested negative for the contraction in his two previous sample tests. Prior to testing negative, the patient had tested positive on three of his consecutive results."

With this addition, five persons have recovered from the novel infection as of today, adding a glimmer of hope while the nation grapples with the COVID-19 crisis.