Update of January 24 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 269,450 after additional 270 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on January 24, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 264,137 of the total infected have recovered. On January 24, the rate of recovery reached 98% along with the 403 latest recovered. The ministry reported that 3,312 people are being treated. Out of which 2,537 are in home isolation, 139 are being treated in ICU, and 23 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 2,001. According to the Ministry, 4,413 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. There aren’t any active cases in Rukum West, Kalikot, and Mugu, while Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases.
In Karnali Province,
According to Salyan representative Meena Budhathoki, the schools have been closed for a week after teachers and students at Prabhakar Secondary School, Devasthal and Ganga Primary School, Amra in Bangad Kupinde Municipality tested positive for COVID-19. According to Shikhar Yeri, Principal of Prabhakar Higher Secondary School, the school has been closed for one week from January 24 to January 30 after 10 out of 46 teachers and students and three teachers of Ganga Primary School tested positive.
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…