Update of February 3 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

  February 3, 2021 By: INSEC

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 271,431 after additional 142 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on February 3, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 267,065 of the total infected have recovered. On February 3, the rate of recovery reached 98.4% along with the 206 latest recovered. The ministry reported that 2,335 people are being treated. Out of which 1,454 are in home isolation, 61 are being treated in ICU, and 17 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 2,031. According to the Ministry, 3,597 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. There aren’t any active cases in Bhojpur, Rukum West, Kalikot, and Mugu, while Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases.

In Gandaki Province

According to Baglung Representative Sirjana Pant, an emergency meeting of the rural municipality held on February 3 has decided to close non-essential services. Dhulu Liuwa Secondary School and Dhulu Banskot Health Post will remain closed till February 8. It has been decided to close all the non-essential services of the Bareng Municipality till February 8 and postpone the meetings, ceremonies, public hearings, meetings and worship lessons till February 8, said Nara Bahadur BK, spokesperson of the rural municipality.

According to Gorkha representative Hariram Upreti, 116 inmates of Gorkha Prison have been vaccinated against corona. According to Narayan Babu Aryal, Corona Focal Person at the Health Office, Gorkha, 108 male and eight female inmates were vaccinated on February 3. According to the decision of the District COVID-19 Vaccination Coordinating Committee, the inmates have been vaccinated. Under the first phase, 1,050 front-line personnel involved in COVID-19 infection prevention have been vaccinated against corona.

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