19 Nov, Jitpur, Kapilvastu: Four people have been found infected with the dengue virus.

They were diagnosed with the mosquito-borne infectious disease during a health check-up at the Barakalpur health post of Buddhabhumi municipality. Of them three returned home after treatment while one is undergoing treatment at the zonal hospital in Butwal, according to the health post in-charge Chandrawati Adhikari.

Meanwhile, the district health office, Kapilvastu has appealed to all to save themselves from mosquito bites and give special attention to sanitation and cleanliness, in order to avoid being infected with dengue.