Kathmandu : Five people have contracted corona infection in Dhankuta.
A source in the Ministry of Health and Population said that the corona infection was confirmed in the people who came in contact with the health workers of Dhankuta District Hospital. They were tested at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan.
Among those infected were three health workers from Dhankuta Hospital, a security guard and a family member of a health worker, said Dr. Ashok Air, Assistant Spokesperson of BP.
A sample of 83 people was collected after an infection was found in a nurse at Dhankuta Hospital on Monday. Five of them tested positive for corona.