DANG: A case of dengue was discovered at Sisahania VDC in Dang district.
Krishna Prasad Paudel, who is undergoing treatment in Bir Hospital, Kathmandu, has been learnt to be infected by the disease, according to District Police Office, Dang.
He has been receiving treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital for the last few days.
The infectious disease of the tropics can be transmitted by mosquitoes and is characterised by rash and pain in head and joints.
Meanwhile, District Public Health Office, Dang, has monitored the VDC.
No other cases of dengue were confirmed in the village during the check up, said Keshavraj Pandit, Chief Officer at the Office.