Viral fever kills two in Bajura

MARTADI: Two people have died of viral fever in Swamikartik Rural Municipality of Bajura district on Tuesday.

The deceased have been identified as 55-year-old Mima Kadara and 70-year-old Dal Bahadur Rawal of ward-1 of the rural municipality, said ward chair Janak Bahadur Rokaya.

Of the five members of the family who fell ill, Kadara succumbed to the viral fever. The entire village in ward-1 has been affected by the fever. Severe cold appears to have contributed to so many people falling ill.

Dhulachaur in ward-6 of Himali Rural Municipality in the district has also been affected by the viral fever.

Meanwhile, a team of health workers has been dispatched to the affected site, according to Sappata health post chief Brija BK.