Update of June 7 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 591,494 after additional 3,370 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on June 7, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 497,960 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 84.2% along with the 6,951 latest recovered.
According to the Ministry, 12,002 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on June 7, 28% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 18.7% people diagnosed positive till now. On June 6, 436 people below the age of 19 were diagnosed positive for COVID-19.
Till now, the death toll has reached 7,990 According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 92 people died on June 7. There are 85,544 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 June 7, 2021, no further information have been received later.
In Province 1,
According to Morang representative Netra Prasad Adhikari, the Morang administration has extended the prohibition order till June 14, 2021, to control the infection and risk of Covid-19. Chief District Officer Koshahari Niraula said that the time of the prohibition order has been extended for the sixth time. The prohibition order added by the administration earlier is coming to an end on June 7. According to Chief District Officer Niraula, it has been decided to keep the book shops open till 10 am along with the shops selling daily necessities during the prohibition order.
According to Panchthar Representative Mangal Begha, the prohibition order issued by the District Administration Office for the control and infection of Covid-19 has been extended till June 14, 2021.
According to Sankhuwasabha representative Bhabin Karki, the district administration has extended the prohibition order till June 14, 2021, to control the infection and risk of Covid-19. According to Chief District Officer Teknarayan Poudel, the meeting of the District Covid-19 Crisis Management Center on June 7 extended the prohibition order till June 14. The administration has stated that non-essential services will be shut down during the prohibition order. The shops selling daily necessities have been allowed to operate till 9 am, according to the administration.
In Province 2,
According to Dhanusha representative Dipendra Prasad Singh, a meeting of the Covid Special Crisis Management Centre in Dhanusha on June 7 has decided to extend the time limit of the district-wide prohibitory order for seven days. Chief District Officer Bandhu Prasad Bastola said that it has been decided to continue the prohibition order issued in Dhanusha considering that there is a challenge to spread the infection even though the rate of infection is declining.
In Gandaki Province,
According to Gorkha representative Hariram Upreti, the prohibition has been extended till July 14. It has been decided to continue the prohibition order till July 4 on the basis of analysis of infection rate, trend, and death rate, said Harka Roka, an official at the District Administration Office, Gorkha.
According to Myagdi representative Amrit Prasad Poudel, the prohibition order issued in the district for a month has been extended for one week. A virtual meeting of the District Covid-19 Crisis Management Center held on June 7 decided to extend the prohibition order. A meeting chaired by Chief District Officer Ganesh Bahadur Adhikari has decided to add the prohibition order till June 14.
According to Syangja representative Tilkumari Thapa, the period of prohibition order has been extended in the district. The District Administration Office, Syangja, has issued a notice on June 7 stating that the period of prohibition order has been extended till June 14.
In Lumbini Province,
A meeting of the Covid-19 Crisis Management Committee and the District Security Committee in Banke district on June 7 decided to continue the prohibition order till June 14, said Chief District Officer Shiva Ram Gelal.
According to Palpa representative Yagya Murti Timilsina, a meeting of the Covid-19 District Crisis Management Committee on June 7 decided to extend the prohibition order till June 14, said Chief District Officer Yogendra Prasad Pandey. During this period, banks and financial institutions operate in this duration.
In Karnali Province,
According to Surkhet representative Durga Thapa, COVID-19 has not been reported in the Raute community so far. A test conducted by Gurans rural municipality of Dailekh on May 3 did not show any infection in the Raute settlement living in Janaighat on the bank of Bheri River in Gurbhakot Municipality-11. Nirajan Bista, co-coordinator of the health branch of Gurans rural municipality, said that 11 out of 145 Raute youths tested negative for antigens after a Raute young man died of high fever a week ago. Chief of the District Health Service Office, Chetan Nidhi Wagle, said that the Raute community did not seek treatment at the hospital and used only herbs when they were sick, due to which the man died.
According to Jumla representative Mandatta Rawal, an inmate of Jumla Jail has died due to covid infection. A 77-year-old male died on June 7 while undergoing treatment at Karnali Institute of Health Sciences Teaching Hospital, Jumla. Hospital spokesperson Dr Ramesh Bhattarai said that the inmates have been undergoing treatment in the ICU for the past two days. He was admitted to the hospital on May 30. Jailer Gaya Prasad Pandey said that 15 men out of 123 inmates including two women and 121 men were infected inside the prison. According to him, other infected people have been isolated inside the prison as they did not show any symptoms.
In Sudur Paschim Province,
According to Doti representative Bashudev Joshi, for the prevention and control of Covid-19 infection in the district, nine local levels of the district have sent health workers along with medicines to the villages to conduct treatment and awareness programs for the infected. Gagan Singh Chokhal of Jorayal Rural Municipality-5 Gadsera said that the locals have been relieved of their health treatment after the people’s representatives along with health workers started coming to the village for the safety of the citizens. The number of active infected cases in the district has reached 1,100 so far and seven people have died. Locals have complained that covid infection has increased in the villages because there is no testing border area of the citizens coming home from India.
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