Update of June 12 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 606,778 after additional 2,382 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on June 12, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 527,111 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 86.9% along with the 6,295 latest recovered.
According to the Ministry, 9,598 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on June 12, 28% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 18.9% people diagnosed positive till now. On June 12, 313 people below the age of 19 were diagnosed positive for COVID-19.
Till now, the death toll has reached 8,366 According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 61 people died on June 12. There are 71,301 in isolation. There are more than 500 active cases in Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Rautahat, Dhanusha, Parsa, Mahottari, Bara, Saptari, Siraha, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Kavrepalanchowk, Makwanpur, Dhading, Nuwakot, Sindhupalchowk, Sindhuli, Ramechhap, Kaski, Nawalparasi East, Gorkha, Tanahu, Syangja, Myagdi, Dang, Rupandehi, Banke, Palpa, Bardiya, Kapilbastu, Arghakhanchi, Nawalparasi West, Surkhet, Salyan, Dailekh, Dadeldhura, Kailali, Kanchanpur, Baitadi, Doti and Achham.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 75 districts have been following complete or partial prohibition till June 12, 2021, no further information have been received later.
In Karnali Province,
According to Rolpa representative Tilak Gharti Magar, the lack of a building at Rolpa Hospital has caused problems in the treatment of Covid infected people. They are being treated by adding beds under the tents. A total of 57 beds have been added to the 15-bed hospital. Of them, 24 have been set aside for isolation while the rest have been kept in other beds, said Dr. Prakash Bahadur Budha of Rolpa Hospital. Although the construction of the building was started two years ago to upgrade the hospital to 50 beds, the service flow of the hospital has been disrupted due to untimely construction. A few days ago, there was a lack of oxygen, antigen and other health items, but now there is no such problem, informed Dr. Budha.
According to Jumla representative Mandatta Rawal, the Micha village of Khalanga Bazaar, the district headquarters in Chandannath Municipality-7 has been sealed due to the excessive cases of COVID-19. Chief District Officer Bhupendra Thapa said that the meeting of the District Security Committee on June 12 had stopped the movement of people in the village from the evening of June 11. According to Kshetra Bahadur Mahat, public health inspector of the health branch of Chandannath municipality, 19 people have been infected in Micha village and six in Mahat village.
According to Humla representative Nanda Singh, the infected people living in institutional isolation have complained that they have not been given any good facilities. According to an infected person of Kharpunath rural municipality, he expressed his grief that his health has become more complicated due to lack of food and water.
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