296 Suncity Residents Test Negative In RDT

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The Rising Nepal

By Nagendra Sapkota, Kathmandu, Apr. 15: 296 people of Suncity Apartment at Kageshwori Manohara Municipality-9 have tested negative for COVID-19 in the Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) carried out today.

Deputy Mayor of the municipality, Bindu Pudasaini (Simkhada), said that 296 residents of Block-A were tested today, where all of them tested negative.

The residents of other blocks of the apartment would be tested on the basis of their health conditions, said Pudasaini.

Dr. Amrit Pokharel and Dr. Mahendra Adhikari of Epidemiology and Disease Control Division under Ministry of Health had conducted the rapid test in the apartment from 9:00 AM today, in coordination with 15 health workers appointed by the municipality.

The apartment was entirely disinfected today with chlorine.