Western Regional Hospital to test COVID-19


POKHARA, March 31: After PCR Machine arrived in Pokhara this morning, the Western Regional Hospital (Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences) is beginning the COVID-19 tests.

The PCR Machine that confirms whether or not an individual has COVID-19 landed in Pokhara today.

After the arrival of the equipment, officials of the Gandaki State Government and Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences agreed to place to the machines at the laboratory building of the Academy for the test of COVID-19, Director of State Directorate Dr Binod Bindu Sharma said.

Earlier, the officials were divided over the site for lack of preparedness and coordination.

With the availability of testing kits, chemicals and experts, test of the suspected patients from Gandaki State has now become easy. RSS