Kathmandu : Five health workers and staff, including a nurse working at the NICU of Lumbini Privincial Hospital in Butwal, have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus.
The NICU service has been closed since this evening after a corona infection was confirmed in them, the hospital said. The hospital said in a statement that the NICU branch would remain closed until further notice.
According to the hospital’s information officer, Dr. Vishnu Gautam, the infected are nursing staff and assistants.
Dr. Gautam said that corona infection has been confirmed in 20 staff members of Lumbini Provincial Hospital so far.