Update of January 26 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 270,092 after additional 303 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on January 26, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 264,823 of the total infected have recovered. On January 26, the rate of recovery reached 98.1% along with the 285 latest recovered. The ministry reported that 3,252 people are being treated. Out of which 2,502 are in home isolation, 139 are being treated in ICU, and 24 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 2,017. According to the Ministry, 4,575 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 Bagmati Province,
According to Nuwakot representative Nawadeep Shrestha, vaccination will be provided to 2,402 people in the first phase of the vaccination program against COVID-19 in the district. The Nuwakot Health Office has issued a press release on January 26 stating that in the first phase, vaccination will be provided to 2,402 people including health workers, women health volunteers, sanitation workers of health institutions and municipalities, ambulance drivers and people involved in cremating the bodies of those who die due to COVID-19. Chief of the Health Office, Sagar Prasad Ghimire, said that the first phase of the vaccination campaign will be conducted from January 27 to February 1 and a vaccination center will be set up at Trishuli District Hospital and Kharanitar Hospital. According to Ghimire, head of the health office, vaccines and other supplies have been received for the first phase of the vaccination campaign.
Complaint Against Accused of Domestic Violence
48-year-old Gomadevi Darji of Myanglung Municipality-10 filed a complaint at Police against her 50-year-old husband Jelal Darji accusing him of domestic violence. ASI Rita Pokharel, Chief of the Women, Children…
Poverty Led Children of Tekanpur to leave School and Work as Wage Laborers
Children from Dalit Community of Manthali Municipality-2, Tekanpur are compelled to leave schools and have been working as wage laborers due to poverty. Dalit families from around 90 households of…
Complaint Against Accused of Rape
The aggrieved party filed a complaint against 21-year-old Dipak Chauhan of Suddhodhan Rural Municipality-5 Gogouli at the District Police Office on February 25 alleging that he raped a 17-year-old girl…
Accused of Killing Arrested
Police arrested 40-year-old Kaji Sherpa on the charge of fatally beating his 38-year-old wife Kimu Sherpa of Siddhicharan Municipality-5, Biplate. Inspector Bikash Rai of the District Police Office said that…