Update of November 10 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 199,760 after additional 2,736 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on November 10, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 160,577 have been discharged after recovery. On November 10, the rate of recovery reached 80% along with the 853 latest discharged after treatment. The ministry reported that 38,035 people are being treated. Out of which, 29,734 are in home isolation, 404 are being treated in ICU, and 96 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 1,148. According to the Ministry, 12,960 number of swabs tests were conducted in the past 24 hours.
In Gandaki Province,
According to Kaski Representative Sushan Ghimire, the Madi rural municipality of Kaski has decided to stop the flow of non-essential services in all the offices under the municipality from November 11 to November 17, citing the increase in COVID-19 infection. A meeting of the local disaster management committee held on November 10 decided to suspend all transportation services except the essential ones, said rural chairperson Bed Bahadur Gurung. According to him, the meeting has also decided to do one PCR per house in the area where the infection rate is high. “We have decided to seal Ward No. 9 Nayabazar, Ward No. 10 Thumkiot, Ward No. 11 Bhagwati Bazaar and Ward No. 12 Ghumlebazar and Bhagwatitar of the rural municipality,” said Chairperson Gurung. One person has died of COVID-19 infection in wards 3 and 10 of the rural municipality.
According to Syangja representative Tilkumari Thapa, the ward office’s urban health centre has stopped the flow of services from November 9 after the staff of the Waling Municipality-1 office was diagnosed positive with COVID-19. After the health worker of the urban health centre of the ward was diagnosed positive, the two service centers run by the ward were closed until further notice.
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