Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Why has Kathmandu banned Pani Puri?

sales pani puri Kathmandu Valley’s Lalitpur Metropolitan City has been banned as cholera cases rise in the Valley, with 12 people testing positive

Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) has decided to stop the sale and distribution of pani puri In the metropolis, claiming that cholera bacteria were found in the water used pani puri.

The city has made internal preparations to stop the sale of pani puri According to City Police Chief Sitaram Hachethu, citing the risk of cholera spreading in the valley in the crowded areas and in the corridor area.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, with seven more people testing positive for cholera in Kathmandu Valley, the total number of cholera patients in the Valley has reached 12.

According to Chumanlal Das, director of Epidemiology and Disease Control Division under the Ministry of Health, five cases of cholera have been identified in Kathmandu metropolis, and one case each in Chandragiri Municipality and Budhanilkantha Municipality.

Treatment of the infected is going on at Sukarraj Tropical and Infectious Diseases Hospital, Teku. Earlier, five cases of cholera were found in different parts of the capital. Two of the infected have already been treated and discharged.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health and Population has urged people to immediately visit their nearest health center if they experience any symptoms of cholera.

The ministry has requested everyone to be alert and alert as diarrhoea, cholera and other water borne diseases are spreading especially during summer and rainy season.

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