Update of November 7 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

  November 8, 2020 By: INSEC

The number of COVID-19 infected people have reached 191,636 after additional 2,753 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on November 7, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 155,114 have been discharged after recovery. On November 7, the rate of recovery reached 81% along with the 2,206 latest discharged after treatment. The ministry reported that 35,435 people are being treated. Out of which, 28,920 are in home isolation, 365 are being treated in ICU and 76 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 1,087. According to the Ministry, 10,423 number of swabs tests were conducted in the past 24 hours.

In Province 2,

According to Rautahat representative Kopila Timalsina, the District Administration Office has issued a notice on the evening of November 6 and issued a prohibitory order for 24 days. Chief District Officer Indra Dev Yadav informed that a prohibitory order has been issued from 12 midnight on November 6 to midnight on December 2.

In Gandaki Province,

According to Kaski Representative Sushan Ghimire, the service flow has been stopped in Pokhara Metropolitan City Ward No. 1, 17 and 25 after the people’s representative and the staff working in the ward office were diagnosed positive with COVID-19. Chairperson of Ward No. 25, Shobhakhar Timilsina, informed that the service has been suspended from November 6 until further notice. The beneficiaries have been deprived of daily services as the service flow from the ward office has been stopped.

In Karnali Province,

According to Dolpa representative Bishnu Prasad Devkota, the test report of COVID-19 has been made mandatory after domestic tourists started entering the district from the border. Dozens of tourists who arrived at the checkpoint without a test report were turned away, said Chief District Officer Suresh Sunar. According to him, 60 domestic tourists have been diverted from Khadang border recently. ‘Tourists who did not bring the COVID test report have been returned. We have allowed the citizens of the district to enter only on the condition of staying in the home quarantine along with the COVID test report, ”said CDO Sunar. According to CDO Sunar, arrangements have been made to keep the citizens coming to Dolpa not only by road but also by air under the supervision of security personnel in coordination with the local people’s representatives. Chief District Officer Sunar informed that tourists from Kathmandu, Pokhara, Jhapa and other places visit Se-foksundo Lake, Foksundo Waterfall, Tripura Sundari Temple and Upper Dolpa.

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