Update of 2 June Regarding Corona Virus Infection
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, there are 2,099 people suffering from corona virus infection in Nepal. Out of them 266 have returned back after recovery and eight of them have died. Till date, 61 districts have the spread of this disease. According to the report of the ministry, there are 55 people till 10 years age, 486 within 11 to 20 years, 800 from 21 to 30 years, 474 within 31 to 40 years and 191 within 14 to 50 years, 63 people within 51 to 60 years, 23 people within 31 to 70 years and seven above the age of 70.
In Province 1, 1881 people have entered Biratnagar metropolitan from India. In Sunsari, the Deputy Mayor, Laxmi Gautam visited households of the women in their postpartum period. She said within the lockdown she has visited 27 households. In her visits she has been providing clothes for the baby, rice, lentils, pulses, oil and other necessary foodgrains to the women since they are effected by the lockdown.
In Province 2, the people staying in the quarantine of Sai Krishna College have problem of electricity and drinking water after which they have started protesting. The electricity was effected due to the thunderstorm. The quarantine of Ramananda Bisheshwor Mahendra Campus was sealed from the help of Nepal Army from 1 June after corona patients were diagnosed in the quarantine.
In Bagmati Province, the Kidney Patients of Dhading are having difficult time since the lockdown is affecting their dialysis schedule. There are 150 patients who need regular dialysis in Dhading. People returning to Nepal and belonging to province 1 and 2 will be kept at Bhaktapur. Likewise people belonging to Karnali and Sudurpaschim will be kept at Lalitpur. They will be kept in shelter holding and later will be sent back to where they belong. On the 71st day of the lockdown, businessmen of Kathmandu Jorpati are protesting at municipality office since their business is halted and their rents and taxes are due.
In Gandaki Province, the OPD and other all services of the GP Koirala National Treatment Centre of Respiratory Diseases have been halted since it is being used as the isolation hospital for the corona patients. This hospital has an isolation of 27 beds. The teachers of Baglung’s Jaimini Municipality are being mobilized for four hours daily to create awareness about COVID-19. They are also helping the student with assignments and different TV shows that are educational.
In Province 5, the provincial government has decided to give rs one hundred thousand to those who die from corona virus infection. The farmers of Buddhabhumi municipality-10 have presented memorandum asking for compensation of the destroyed vegetables in Arghakhachi.
In Karnali Province, there are 22,500 people staying in the quarantine of Surkhet. Out of them around 5000 people are completing their stay and have not been test with PCR yet. They were not tested yet due to lack of testing kits.
In Sudurpaschim Province, Sunita Luhar (22) staying in the quarantine of Puchaudi municipality-4, Malika Secondary School died on 2 June 2020. She died due to discontinuation of her medicine of heart since she could not afford it staying in the quarantine.
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