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गृहपृष्ठNepalCoronavirus increasing among army and police personnel in Baglung

Coronavirus increasing among army and police personnel in Baglung


BAGLUNG : Coronavirus cases have been increasing in the barracks of the Nepali Army and Nepal Police in the Baglung district.

Twenty-two army personnel and 14 Nepal Police personnel tested positive for the infection on Thursday alone. Before this, the infection was confirmed in 18 soldiers of the No. 23 Brigade of Nepali Army and in 12 others of Arjunban battalion in Ghodabandhe.

Cases are also increasing in the Nepal Police. The virus was confirmed in 14 police personnel on Thursday. Fifty-one cases were recorded in the district on Thursday alone, including in the Army and Police personnel, the people’s representatives and three police personnel working at the High Court Pokhara in Baglung.

The virus was confirmed in 45 men and six women on Thursday, Chief of the Health Office in Baglung, Suraj Gurau, said. Among the infected are also foreign-returnees staying in quarantine. With this, the number of coronavirus cases has reached 585 in the Baglung district. Nearly 200 new cases have been recorded in the last two weeks.





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