Update of 2 July Regarding Corona Virus Infection

  July 3, 2020 By: INSEC

In the past 24 hours, 478 new cases were diagnosed and with this there are 14,591 infected people in Nepal, informed the spokesperson of the Ministry Dr Jageshwor Gautam. Till 2 July, 5,320 people have been discharged after recovery and 31 people have died. There are 9,138 people being treated for the infection. Out of the total infected 13% are females.

Provincial Report

In Province 2, on 2 July, 52 corona infected people have been diagnosed. There are 3,544 people infected with the disease out of which 1,923 people have been discharged after recovery.

According to the District Representative of Dhanusha, Dipendra Prasad Singh, the Chief District Officer Kosh Hari Niraula has declared compulsory quarantine for 14 days to those coming from other districts or countries for the proper implementation of corona virus infection prevention, control and treatment. The population density of Janakpurdham is high because of which it is compulsory for them to stay in quarantine.

In Bagmati Province, 48 new cases were diagnosed on 2 July. In the province, 28 were diagnosed in Kathmandu, 2 each were diagnosed in Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Dolakha and Kavre, four in Sindhulpalchowk, one each in Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Sindhuli, Makwanpur, Ramechhap and Dhading. With this there are 505 people suffering from the infection.

In Gandaki Province, 33 additional cases were diagnosed on 2 July and with this there are 1,039 infected people in the province. Out of the total infected 296 people have recovered.

In Karnali Province,

According to the District Representative of Rukum (West), Manish KC, Chaurajahari Municipality has bought a PCR machine for swift reporting of the swab samples collected from Surkhet, Jumla and Dang. The laboratory established at Chaurajahari municipality-2 has installed a PCR machine and on 1 July, first four swabs were tested.

According to the District Representative of Salyan, Mina Budhathoki, 70 people out of 73 staying in the quarantine of a Basic School of Kupinde Municipality-3 of Lahaghat have escaped. They attacked the security with stones and absconded from the quarantine. After 17 days of their stay, their swabs were collected and sent for test. These people escaped because they were in the quarantine for a month and the result of their report also took a lot of time. According to Mayor Pun, their swab samples were sent to Nepal as the PCR machine of Surkhet had stopped working. There are almost 2500 people returning from India to that municipality and the quarantines were managed accordingly. But, at present there are only around 100 people staying in the quarantine. Search is ongoing for those who escaped from the quarantine.

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