Update of June 9 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 598,513 after additional 3,449 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on June 9, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 510,298 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 85.2% along with the 5,768 latest recovered.
According to the Ministry, 12,047 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on June 9, 29% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 18.8% people diagnosed positive till now. On June 9, 403 people below the age of 19 were diagnosed positive for COVID-19.
Till now, the death toll has reached 8,179 According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 81 people died on June 9. There are 80,336 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 9, 2021, no further information have been received later.
In Province 1,
According to Solukhumbu Representative Bhojraj Karki, the period of prohibition has been extended in the district due to the increased risk of COVID-19. The prohibition period has been extended till June 14, 2021.
According to Sunsari representative Jaya Krishna Yadav, the vaccination program against COVID-19 for the age group of 62 to 65 years has been affected in Inaruwa Municipality-2 after people other than the age group obstructed the vaccination program. According to Ward Chairperson Surendra Prasad Yadav, after the locals surrounded the vaccination center and started protesting, three Nepal Police and six Municipal Police personnel kept standby for further vaccination process. According to Yadav, the vaccination program was postponed. Eighteen people who did not get vaccinated on June 9 will be vaccinated on June 10.
According to Dhankuta representative Ishwor Thapa, the prohibition order issued by the District Administration Office has been extended to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Chief District Officer Basudev Dahal has said that the prohibition order has been extended from till July 17.
According to Sankhuwasabha representative Bhabin Karki, the Khandbari Municipality has sealed Ward 2 till June 22 to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection. According to Ward Chairperson Gyan Bahadur Shrestha, the ward has been sealed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in East Betini Tole, Khoria Tole, Arun Upatyaka Tole and Bhadrakali Tole.
According to Okhaldhunga representative Saraswati Baniya, the prohibition order issued has been extended. A meeting of the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre on June 8 extended the prohibition order till June 14. Chief District Officer Bandana Rai said that the prohibition order has been extended as there is still a risk of Covid-19 in the district.
In Province 2,
According to Rautahat representative Kopila Timalsina, a meeting of the district-level Covid-19 Crisis Management Committee held on June 9 has decided to extend the prohibition order till June 14.
In Bagmati Province,
According to Ramechhap representative Nawaraj Ghimire, the period of the prohibitory order has been extended till June 16. Chief District Officer Gaulochan Sainju informed that the prohibition order has been extended for seven days as per the decision of the meeting of the District Security Committee.
According to Dolakha representative Uddhav Pokharel, Gaurishankar rural municipality-8 has been sealed for one week to reduce the number of covid cases. According to Swayam Bahadur Khadka, chairperson of the rural municipality, the ward has been sealed for a week. The villagers have stated that the residents of the ward have been completely barred from leaving their houses except for urgent work.
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