Update of July 10 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 654,212 after additional 1,353 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on July 10, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 618,361 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 94.5% along with the 1,432 latest recovered.
According to the Ministry, 6,530 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on July 10, 21% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 19.2% people diagnosed positive till now. On July 10, 182 people below the age of 20 were diagnosed positive for COVID-19.
Till now, the death toll has reached 9,362. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 22 people died on July 10. There are 26,664 in isolation. Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Makwanpur and Kaski has more than 500 active cases.
In Province 1,
According to Sankhuwasabha representative Bhawin Karki, the prohibitory order has been extended in the district till July 18, 2021. Chief District Officer Teknarayan Poudel said that the meeting of the District Covid Crisis Management Center on July 11 decided to extend the time of the prohibition order. According to the District Administration Office, public transport has been allowed in the district under the prohibition order. The District Administration Office has stated that the vehicles should be operated with health standards. Food, vegetables, and fruit shops will be allowed to operate from 6 am to 6 pm by adopting health safety protocols. Similarly, it has been decided that government offices, banks, financial institutions and cooperatives will operate smoothly following the standards of public health, said Chief District Officer Poudel.
In Karnali Province,
According to Surkhet representative Durga Thapa, the District Administration Office Surkhet has extended the ban on the district for one year. A meeting of the District Covid 19 Crisis Management Center on July 9 extended the prohibition order till July 16. Chief District Officer Chhabilal Rijal said that the ban has been extended for one year considering the public’s problem and making it more lenient as the latest figures show the same risk, even though the number of Covid-19 infected and mortality has been gradually reduced.
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