Update of October 19 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people have reached 136,036 after additional 3,790 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on October 19, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 94,501 have been discharged after recovery. On October 19, the rate of recovery reached 69.5% along with the 2,335 latest discharged after treatment. The ministry reported that 40,778 people are being treated. Out of which, 26,927 are in home isolation, 282 are being treated in ICU and 63 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 757. According to the Ministry, 15,714 number of swabs tests were conducted in the past 24 hours.
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According to Jhapa Representative Naresh Khati, Buddhashanti Rural Municipality has shut down non-essential services since October 19 to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Administrative Officer Indra Prasad Chapagain said that services other than those essential for the reduction of COVID-19 have been suspended until further notice.
According to Sunsari Representative Jayakrishna Yadav, the Gadhi and Bhokraha Narasimha rural municipalities have stopped the service from October 19 to 22 by issuing separate notices. A statement issued by Bhokraha Narasimha Rural Municipality Chairman Mahendra Prasad Yadav said that the office of the rural municipality has been closed due to the increase in COVID-19 infection in neighbouring villages and municipalities. The notice signed by Chief Administrative Officer of Rural Municipality, Pramod Kumar Chaudhary, states that the branches and bodies under the rural municipality including the rural municipality and six ward offices will remain closed. Earlier, Itahari and Dharan sub-metropolitan, Inaruwa and Ramdhuni municipalities and Koshi rural municipality have issued prohibition notices.
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