Kavrepalanchowk, Sept 15
The Infection Rate Reduction Data shows that contact tracing campaign to control COVID-19 has become effective.
The COVID-19 Prevention and Control Command Post and District Risk Management Centre said that expected achievement has been gained in coronavirus control in Kavrepalanchowk from contact tracing. Out of total infected people in the district, 70.59 per cent have returned home after recovery.
Post and Centre have been actively carrying out activities for the improvement of health of coronavirus infected people. Member secretary of the Post and Chief of the District Health Office, Dr Narendra Jha, said, “We plan to continue the campaign laying emphasis on effectiveness of contact tracing to control coronavirus infection.” He said a team of doctors of Dhulikhel Hospital has prepared guideline for contact tracing. “Contact tracing has now been made main basis to control coronavirus across the nation,” he said. Dr Jha claimed that the condition of coronavirus infected people in Kavre, recovery rate and role of health workers have made contact tracing the main basis of prevention and control of coronavirus.
Two teams at urban areas and one in rural municipality have been deputed for contact tracing in the district.