October 23, Chandrauta.
While the corona virus was declining, diarrhea appeared in Kapilvastu. The diarrhea that started on September 3 has not been brought under control yet.
Citizens of Shivaraj Municipality, Vijayanagar Municipality and Yashodhara Municipality were also admitted to the hospital with symptoms of diarrhea that started from Krishnanagar Municipality-9. Laboratory tests showed that they had cholera.
According to the District Health Office, 1,332 people have been admitted to Shivraj Hospital, Bahadurganj, 61 to Vaidauli Hospital and 6 to Shivraj Basic Hospital.
According to the health workers of Shivraj Hospital, Bahadurganj, more than 10 people are still being treated daily. So far, six people have died in the district due to diarrhea. According to the Kapilvastu Health Office, no one has been killed in the hospital so far.
“It was less in a few days. Lately, 8/10 patients have been coming here daily,” said Dr. Mukesh Chaudhary of Shivraj Hospital. Vomiting and diarrhea are still prevalent in the village.
Chudamani Bhattarai, head of the health branch of the municipality, said that diarrhea was under control in the villages of wards 7 and 8 of the municipality.
Public Health Officer Hemraj Pandey said that the Health Office Kapil Vastu is preparing for the vaccination. Pandey said that the World Health Organization has already decided to provide 2.5 million vaccines and the program will be implemented as soon as the vaccines arrive.
In the first phase, 5 local level citizens are ready to be vaccinated. According to the health workers, it will be controlled only if the citizens get clean water along with vaccination and pay special attention to hygiene including hand washing.