Update of May 28 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 549,111 after additional 6,855 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on May 28, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 428,670 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 78.1% along with the 9,841 latest recovered.
According to the Ministry, 19,313 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on May 28, 35% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 18.2% people diagnosed positive till now. On May 28, 816 people below the age of 19 were diagnosed positive for COVID-19.
Till now, the death toll has reached 7,044 According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 96 people died on May 28. There are 113,394 in isolation. There are more than 500 active cases in Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Rautahat, Dhanusha, Parsa, Mahottari, Bara, Saptari, Siraha, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Kavrepalanchowk, Makwanpur, Dhading, Nuwakot, Sindhupalchowk, Sindhuli, Ramechhap, Kaski, Nawalparasi East, Gorkha, Tanahu, Syangja, Myagdi, Dang, Rupandehi, Banke, Palpa, Bardiya, Kapilbastu, Arghakhanchi, Nawalparasi West, Surkhet, Salyan, Dailekh, Dadeldhura, Kailali, Kanchanpur, Baitadi, Doti and Achham.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 75 districts have been following complete or partial prohibition till May 28, 2021, no further information have been received later.
In Province 1,
In Dhankuta, the District Administration Office, Dhankuta has issued a notice on May 28 and the prohibition order has been extended again with effect from May 28 to June In Sunsari, the District Administration Office, extended the prohibition order again with effect from May 28 to June 5.
In Province 2,
In Saptari, the sealing period has been extended for another six days in the Kanchanrup Municipality area. The District Administration Office, Bara has issued a notice and the prohibition order has been extended again with effect from May 28 to June 5.
In Bagmati Province,
In Dolakha, the prohibition order issued in Dolakha has been extended till June 4. A joint meeting of DCCMC Dolakha and all local levels held on May 28 with the facilitation of the District Coordination Committee Dolakha has decided to extend the prohibition order till June 4. The District Administration Office, Sindhupalchowk, has extended the period of prohibition order from May 28 to June 4 by using the authority given by Section 2 of the Infectious Diseases Act 2020 and Sub-section 3 of Section 6 of the Local Administration Act 2028 for prevention and control. In Bhaktapur, due to lack of proper health consultation and not getting a bed in the hospital, Covid patients have started dying in home isolation. Most of the infected live in home isolation after the government told them to stay in home isolation and go to the hospital only if they have difficulty breathing. Chief of the Health Office Bhaktapur, Krishna Mijar, said that 31 infected people have died in home isolation.
In Gandaki Province,
In Tanahu, the prohibition order issued in the district has been extended till June 5. In Parbat, a meeting of the District Covid-19 Management Committee held on May 28 decided to extend the prohibition order till June 5. The Kaski District Administration Office has extended the prohibition order till June 4. In Gorkha, the prohibition has been extended till June 8. In Nawalparasi (East of Bardaghat Susta), a 10-day prohibition order has been added in the district to June 7. In Syangja representative, a meeting of the District Crisis Management Center and the District Security Committee has decided to issue a prohibbition order. One-week long prohibition order will be added in Baglung. In Myagdi, a prohibitory order has been issued at three local levels in the lower part of Mustang till June 5. Activities other than regular worship at the popular Muktinath temple have been stopped till June 5.
In Sudur Paschim Province,
In Darchula as most of the covid infected are in home isolations the isolation centre made in the local levels are unused. The isolation of 50 beds made by Mahakali Municipality in Mahendra Namuna Secondary School located in Ward No. 4 is unused. According to Malikarjun Rural Municipality Health Coordinator Gunaraj Ojha, 14 people out of 162 tested positive for covid-19 in the test conducted in the district laboratory on May 28. Although Api Himal and Naugad rural municipality have constructed isolations, all the covid infected people are staying in home isolation, said Laxman Singh Dhami, acting chief administrative officer of Apihimal rural municipality.
Similarly, Dr. Mahadev Bhatta said that nine covid patients have been treated so far in the Covid Hospital in Marma rural municipality. Similarly, 25-bed isolation has been constructed in Shailyashikhar Municipality but the infected are staying in home isolation.
In Baitadi representative, the meeting of the District Covid-19 Management Committee has decided to extend the prohibition order till June 14. In, the meeting of the Covid-19 Sank Management Committee has added a prohibition order from May 28 to 12 noon on June 5.
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