Panchthar, Aug. 6: With the unset of rainy season, the number of viral patients has increased in Panchthar district.

The District Health Office said that patients of cold, headache, diarrhea and fever have increased in the district hospital of late. It is said that the patients are being treated by keeping on the floor due to lack of beds in the hospital.

Hundreds of outdoor patients are visiting the hospital everyday while the number of patients for emergency treatment is over 80 in the 30-bed hospital. RSS