Two India returnees die in quarantine


DOTI, June 7: Two people who recently returned from India have died in quarantine.

A 19-year-old youth died in a quarantine in KI Singh rural municipality-3 of Doti on Sunday morning. He had returned from India on June 2. Since his return from Delhi, he was staying at the Sitaram Basic School quarantine. The youth had been suffering from epilepsy since the past 12 to 13 years, according to his father. He died at around 3:00 am this morning.

Likewise, a 31-year-old man, who arrived on Saturday morning at the Bhimdutta technical education institute quarantine in Patan municipality-6, of Baitadi district has died, according health assistant at Patan primary health center, Prem Sagar Bhatta.

The man had reportedly returned from Banglaore of India. After falling unconscious of a sudden, he was rushed to the health center, where he died at around 8:30 pm.

Thirteen others had come along with the person from India and stayed at the same quarantine. Prior to this, a woman who had also returned from India died at the quarantine in Bhatanaha of Puchaudi municipality. The 22-year-old woman however tested negative to Corona Virus. She died on June 3.

The throat swab samples of the deceased have been sent to laboratories for COVID-19 test.