Update of December 20 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 253,772 after additional 588 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on December 20, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 243,664 of the total infected have recovered. On December 20, the rate of recovery reached 96% along with the 1,097 latest recovered. The ministry reported that 8,320 people are being treated. Out of which 4,837 are in home isolation, 265 are being treated in ICU, and 51 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 1,788. According to the Ministry, 4,620 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. There aren’t any active cases in Manang while Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Kaski, have more than 500 active cases.
In Sudur Paschim Province,
According to Bajura representative Padam Bahadur Singh, the District Administration Office has written to close the community and private schools in Martadi until further notice. Chief District Officer Krishna Gaihre informed that the District Administration Office has written to Badimalika Municipality on December 19 to close community and private schools in Ward No. 8 and 9 Martadi.
The UN Secretary-General Urges Security Council For Decisive Action In Addressing Escalating Crisis of The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the Security Council, using Article 99 of the UN Charter, to intervene and prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza, urging for a full…
Police Arrest Accused of Social Media Harassment
The police have apprehended 42-year-old Chaturman Mahato, a resident of Ratnanagar Municipality-10, Chitwan, on charges of harassing a 28-year-old woman through social media. The arrest followed a complaint filed by…
Court Adjourns Case Against Accused of Rape of a 14 Year Old Girl
The case against 22-year-old Mo Ziauddin of Dakneswari Municipality-9, Patthargadha Muslim Toll, accused of raping an 18-year-old girl, has been adjourned. The decision to adjourn the case was made by…
INSEC Provides Support to Victim of Domestic Violence
Ms. Bami Kami, a 58-year-old resident of Bheriganga Municipality-6, who faced financial constraints preventing her from engaging in the legal process, received financial assistance from the Informal Sector Service Center…