Update of November 18 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 212,917 after additional 1,442 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on November 18, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 182,780 have been discharged after recovery. On November 18, the rate of recovery reached 85.8% along with the 3,538 latest discharged after treatment. The ministry reported that 28,878 people are being treated. Out of which, 26,421 are in home isolation, 326 are being treated in ICU, and 38 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 1,259. According to the Ministry, 6,731 swabs tests were conducted in the past 24 hours.
According to Bhojpur representative Ganesh Bista, the Shadananda Municipality-8 ward has been sealed for a week after a 24-year-old girl from Tungechha died on November 17 due to infection with COVID-19. The girl’s report was positive when she underwent COVID-19 test at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan on November 4. Mayor of Shadananda Municipality Birwal Rai said that the ward was sealed for one week due to the death of a young woman living in home isolation after she was found positive.
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…