Amidst the risk of coronavirus infection, viral fever has been on the rise in the Sudur Paschmi province in recent days.

According to the health workers, the number of patients suffering from high fever, loss of appetite and cold has started increasing.

Mohan Pandey of Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolis said that the problem of viral fever, which has started appearing amid fears of corona infection, has further aggravated the problem.

Likewise, information officer of Seti Provincial Hospital, Dhangadhi, Dilip Kumar Shrestha, said that patients with fever and cold come for treatment as the weather is changing.

It is said that such patients come to the district health institutions including Kailali, Doti, Baitadi and Bajura for treatment.

In the current change in the weather, health workers have advised one and all to pay attention to their personal and environmental hygiene and to adhere to health safety standards to avoid coronavirus infection.