Update of April 25 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 300,119 after additional 3,032 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on April 25, 2021.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 277,573 of the total infected have recovered.
On April 25, the rate of recovery reached 92.5% along with the 450 latest recovered. According to the Ministry, 9,292 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours.
Out of the total number of tests conducted on April 25, 33% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 12.4% people diagnosed positive till now. On April 25, 340 people below the age of 19 were diagnosed positive for COVID-9.
Till now, the death toll has reached 3,164. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 64 people died on April 25. There are 16,828 in isolation. There are more than 500 active cases in Morang, Parsa, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Kaski, Dang, Rupandehi and Banke.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 17,788 are in home isolation and 1,549 are in organizational isolation. Similarly, 252 are in the ICU and 65 are under the support of a ventilator.
According to Kathmandu Representative Bimala Paudel, the District Administration Office of all three districts of Kathmandu Valley have decided to shut down all the non-essential services and have prioritized only emergency services for a week.
In a meeting held between the Chief District Officers of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur on April 25, 2021, they had decided to only operate with emergency services.
Kathmandu’s Chief District Officer Kali Prasad Parajuli informed that the non-essential services have been suspended for a week with effect from April 26, 2021.
According to him, the meeting has decided to request the overcrowded offices to provide service on a weekly basis.
According to Rasuwa Representative Hemnath Khatiwada, the second wave of COVID-19 infection has been diagnosed in the district. The schools of Gosaikunda Rural Municipality have been closed for a week.
A teacher and two students of Komin Samewangphel Secondary School were diagnosed positive with COVID-19. According to the Health Office, Rasuwa, three people in Uttargaya Rural Municipality, one in Kalika Rural Municipality, and four in Gosaikunda Rural Municipality were diagnosed positive with COVID-19.
According to Makwanpur Representative Pushpa Raj Adhikari, the Makwanpur District Administration Office has implied odd and even rule in all the local vehicles except the ones travelling on the long route to control the risk of COVID-19 infection.
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