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Corona infection was not seen in the deceased pregnant lady of Bhaktapur

Reporter Bagmati, Coronavirus, Health

PCR report negative

Bhaktapur: The PCR report of a pregnant woman who died at Bhaktapur Hospital on Sunday night has come negative. Santamaya Lama, 36, of Jhangkhel, Changunarayan Municipality-3, from Lishankhupakhar, Sindhupalchowk, who was admitted for delivery at 6:15 pm on Sunday due to maternity pain, had a normal delivery. The hospital administration said that the woman died shortly after the delivery.

On arrival at the hospital, the woman tested positive for cough, respiratory problems and chest pains, and tested positive for corona virus (Covid-19). After the report was positive, the hospital collected a sample of ‘swab’ for PCR report and sent it to the National Public Health Laboratory on Monday and the report was negative, said Savitri Poudel, senior nursing administrator of the hospital.