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Two more people test positive for cholera in Kathmandu

The Annapurna Express

The Annapurna Express

Two more people test positive for cholera in Kathmandu

Two more persons were tested positive for cholera in Kathmandu Valley

Two more persons were tested positive for cholera in Kathmandu Valley.

With the confirmation of the two new cases, the number of people infected with the highly contagious fatal disease has reached 19.

According to Dr Chumanlal Das, Director at the  Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, cholera has been confirmed in two children of Kageshwori Manohara Municipality.

He said that the children have already returned home after receiving primary treatment at a local hospital.

Earlier on Friday, one case each was reported in Kirtipur, Kageshwori Manohara and Teku of Kathmandu.

Dr Das said that almost all of them contracted cholera by drinking contaminated water.