Update of October 1 Regarding Corona Virus Infection

  October 2, 2020 By: INSEC

The number of COVID-19 infected people have reached 79,728 after additional 1,911 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on October 1, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 57,389 have been discharged after recovery. On October 1, the rate of recovery reached 71.9% along with the 961 latest discharged after treatment. The ministry reported that 21,830 people are being treated. Till now, the death toll has reached 509. According to the Ministry, 12,444 number of swabs tests were conducted in the past 24 hours.

Provincial Reports

In Province 1,

According to Morang representative Netra Prasad Adhikari, a 27-year-old man from Itahari Sub-Metropolitan-2 of Sunsari district has been diagnosed positive with COVID-19. According to the Morang Prison, the inmate was admitted to Koshi Hospital on September 29 after they were found to have health problems. He died on the night of September 29 while undergoing treatment.

In Province 2,

According to Saptari representative Manohar Kumar Pokharel, a 67-year-old man from Bishnupur Rural Municipality-5 died at the Nobel Teaching Hospital in Biratnagar on September 30. He was treated at Max Hospital in Biratnagar for fever, cough and respiratory problems. He was treated in the ICU of Nobel’s emergency room on September 29 for further treatment. He had diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney problems.

In Province 5,

According to Rupendehi representative Rima BC, a 76-year-old man of Butwal sub-metropolitan-10 died on September 29 while undergoing treatment after he tried to commit suicide by slitting his throat with a sickle in the home quarantine. Tej KC, head of administration at Universal Medical College, Bhairahawa, said that he was rushed to Lumbini Provincial Hospital, Butwal and died while undergoing treatment at Universal Medical College, Bhairahawa. KC said that his report was positive during the PCR test on September 30.

According to Banke representative Smriti Devkota, a 52-year-old man of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan-4 died on September 29 due to COVID-19, said Naresh Babu Shrestha, focal person of District Health Office, Banke. He was taken to Swab for corona test on September 26 due to health problems and was undergoing treatment in isolation at Kohalpur Teaching Hospital after the report was positive on September 27. Similarly, according to Banke Chief District Officer Ram Bahadur Kurumwang, a 59-year-old doctor of Bheri Hospital Nepalgunj has died due to COVID-19 infection. He died on September 30 while undergoing treatment in isolation at Bheri Hospital. Earlier, a health worker died of COVID-19 infection, but the doctor did not die. A 75-year-old woman of Surkhet Bheriganga Municipality-5, who was undergoing treatment at Kohalpur Teaching Hospital, also died on September 30.

In Karnali Province,

According to Jumla representative Mandatta Rawal, the Chandannath municipality area in Khalanga has been sealed with effect from 3 pm on September 30. According to Assistant Chief District Officer Om Prakash Devkota, 46 people, including 27 health workers, have been infected with COVID-19. Dr. Anup Mangal Samal, acting director of Karnali Institute of Health Sciences Teaching Hospital, Jumla, said that 46 people, including 27 health workers, were infected with COVID-19 in two days.

In Sudur Paschim Province,

According to Kailali representative Mainamoti Chaudhary, a 30-year-old woman of Godavari Municipality-12 died on September 30 while undergoing treatment at Seti Provincial Hospital, Dhangadhi. The woman, who was admitted to the hospital on September 29 after being diagnosed with pneumonia, was diagnosed with COVID-19 infection on September 30.

According to Kanchanpur Representative Komal Niranjan Bhat, Rastriya Banijya Bank has been sealed for one week from September 30 after the COVID-19 infection was confirmed in the employees of Bank of Kathmandu at Belauri Bazaar in Belauri Municipality-4. The Rastriya Banijya Bank, which is adjacent to the Bank of Kathmandu, has been sealed after a laboratory test at the Seti Provincial Hospital confirmed the COVID-19 infection in the employees working at the bank. Arjun Dhakal, chairman of Belauri Municipality-4, said that all the services provided by the bank have been shut down as soon as it was sealed.

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