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Maternity death at Bhaktapur Hospital, all services closed

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Bhaktapur: A pregnant woman has died at Bhaktapur Hospital. A woman from Chaupunarayan Municipality-3, Jhaukhel, Sindhupalchowk, who came to the hospital on Sunday evening due to labor pains, died within half an hour of delivery, according to the hospital.

All services at the hospital have been shut down following the death of a pregnant woman.

According to the hospital, the woman was suffering from flu and respiratory problems. According to SP Sabin Pradhan, Chief of Bhaktapur Metropolitan Police, a sample of ‘swab’ has been collected for PCR test of corona virus (Covid-19) and sent to the National Public Health Laboratory, Teku. The woman’s body has been kept at the hospital.

The deceased woman was undergoing regular health check-up at KMC Hospital Sinamangal. The KMC hospital is closed after the corona virus infection was confirmed in doctors working at the hospital and pregnant women who went for regular health check-ups. Chairman of the Bhaktapur Hospital Development Committee Milan Suwal said that it was understood that the woman had come to Bhaktapur Hospital for delivery as the hospital was closed.

Source: ekantipur

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