268 Health Workers COVID-19 Infected In Gandaki Province In Three Weeks • Osvevo

268 health workers COVID-19 infected in Gandaki Province in three weeks

LC (KTM) January 22, 2022

At least 268 health workers and doctors have been infected with COVID-19 in Gandaki Province in a period of three weeks, according to the Provincial Health Directorate. Pokhara, the provincial capital, has most of the infection cases, said Nawaraj Sharma, coordinator of the provincial health emergency work operations centre under the Directorate.

“The number of health workers on the frontline against the infection contracting the virus has been increasing. Most of the infected are from Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences, infectious and communicable disease hospital and Beni Hospital,” he said.The infected health workers include 138 (Kaski), 42 (Tanahun), 20 (Lamjung), 17 (Nawalparasi), 12 (Syangja), 11 (Baglung), 10 (Parbat), nine (Myagdi), six (Gorkha) and three (Mustang). All the infected have been in home-isolation and their health is normal, said the Directorate.

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