Corona Alert: Death Exceeds 100, More Than 25,000 People Infected

  August 15, 2020 By: INSEC

The number of deaths due to coronavirus infection in Nepal has reached 102. The death toll due to corona has risen to 100 after the death of a 50-year-old man of Janaknandani Rural Municipality-4 of Dhanusha.

A 29-year-old woman from Sindhupalchowk died of corona infection on May 15, 2020. The infection was confirmed on May 16, 2020. This was the first death due to corona infection.

She had given birth to a baby at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj on May 6 and was discharged the next day.

As of July 28, 49 people had died from the corona infection, while the death toll had risen to 52 on July 29. Another 50 people have died in the last 16 days.

The number of infected has exceeded 25,000. With the confirmation of corona in 594 people on August 14, the number of corona infected has reached 25,551.

The first corona infection case in Nepal was confirmed on January 23. The second infection was confirmed on March 23 and a nationwide lockdown was implemented from March 24.

The number of infected people was 75 on May 4. Of the 99 people confirmed as corona infected on May 6, the number has exceeded 25,000 by August 14.


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