Update of January 24 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

  January 25, 2021 By: INSEC

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 269,450 after additional 270 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on January 24, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 264,137 of the total infected have recovered. On January 24, the rate of recovery reached 98% along with the 403 latest recovered. The ministry reported that 3,312 people are being treated. Out of which 2,537 are in home isolation, 139 are being treated in ICU, and 23 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 2,001. According to the Ministry, 4,413 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. There aren’t any active cases in Rukum West, Kalikot, and Mugu, while Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases.

In Karnali Province,

According to Salyan representative Meena Budhathoki, the schools have been closed for a week after teachers and students at Prabhakar Secondary School, Devasthal and Ganga Primary School, Amra in Bangad Kupinde Municipality tested positive for COVID-19. According to Shikhar Yeri, Principal of Prabhakar Higher Secondary School, the school has been closed for one week from January 24 to January 30 after 10 out of 46 teachers and students and three teachers of Ganga Primary School tested positive.

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