Update of 17 July Regarding Corona Virus Infection

  July 18, 2020 By: INSEC

In Nepal, till 16 July, 17,445 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 11,534 people have been discharged after treatment, 5,871 are being treated and 40 have died till date due to the disease. In the past 24 Hours, 4,688 PCR have been conducted, out of which 101 were tested positive. Till date, 66.1% of the total infected have recovered. There aren’t any active cases in Bhojpur, Sankhuwasabha, Mustang, Manag and Humla at present. Out of the total infected people, 83% are males and 14% are females.

Provincial Reports

In Province 2,

According to the District Representative of Saptari, Mahonar Kumar Pokharel, a 73-year-old man died on 16 July 2020 at BP Koirala Health Science Academy. He had returned back from Delhi before 13 days after getting his wife treated. He was in home-quarantine and was diagnosed with respiratory issues. He deceased was a patient of cardiovascular disease and was later diagnosed with corona virus. After a proper contact tracing, swab samples of his family and employees were collected for test.

According to the District Representative of Rautahat, Kopila Timalsina, PABSON of Rautahat has presented a memorandum to different local levels on 17 July to resume the private schools in the district.

In Gandaki Province,

According to the District Representative of Lamjung, Dal Bahadur Majakoti, a 23-year-old man was found dead in the quarantine of Lamjung on 17 July 2020. He had joined the quarantine on 16 July 2020 and was alone in the quarantine. According to the family of the deceased, he died because of the unmanaged quarantine. Police doubt it to be a case of suicide.

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