Update on Diarrhoea Outbreak in Dadeldhura District

Published on: 2019-08-21

Diarrhoea

Sign and Symptoms: Loose rice watery stool 15-20 episodes associated with nausea, vomiting & abdominal pain.

Affected area: Parshuram Municipality- 8 (Gairi gaun, Sano khola & Gupte gada, 3 villages)

Approximately 70 houses in those 3 villages

Onset: 29 Shrawan 2076 (14 August 2019)

- Total 81 cases of diarrhea were treated till date (1 referred to Seti Zonal Hospital and currently the case is stable condition)

- Cases were treated at Jamurani birthing center and Jogbuda Hospital since the onset

- Health team from Health Office, Provincial Health Directorate along with the required logistics were mobilized to the affected area on 30 Shrawan 2076

- Local RRT also mobilized

- Cases are in decreasing trend (Today only 4 new cases out of which currently, one admitted and is under IV)

- Out of 2 stool samples collected one is vibrio cholera positive from Dadeldhura Hospital, Dadeldhura

- The positive sample is planned to be brought to NPHL, Teku for re confirmation