Update of September 10 Regarding Corona Virus Infection

  September 11, 2020 By: INSEC

On September 10, an additional 1,246 cases were diagnosed with which there are now 50,465 corona virus-infected people in Nepal. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 35,700 have been discharged after recovery. On September 10, 1,817 were discharged. Out of the total number of infected, 70.7% have recovered after treatment. At present, there are 14,448 people being treated in different hospitals nationwide. Till now, the death toll has reached 317. According to the Ministry, in the past 24 hours, 11,114 swabs were tested.

Provincial Reports

In Province 1,

According to Morang Representative, Netra Prasad Adhikari, COVID-19 Hospital, run by Neuro Hospital Biratnagar, has started free treatment of corona virus infected. Rajesh Bhattarai, operational director of the hospital, said that the hospital has started free treatment of corona virus infected with the approval of the Ministry of Social Development. The hospital has started treatment as the number of infected has increased. The hospital has internal sports facilities, recreation room and ventilator for those infected with the coronavirus. The Neuro Hospital has brought its expanded branch ‘Maternal and Child Hospital’ at Mahendra Chowk in Biratnagar into operation from August 28 by converting it into Kovid-19 Hospital. The COVID Hospital, which has a capacity of 50 beds, including General 43, ICU 7, and two ventilators, is currently treating 11 people infected with the coronavirus. The hospital has been providing all the services including 24-hour medical consultation, nutritious and balanced food and necessary medicines as per the doctor’s advice. Preparations for the construction of the laboratory have also reached the final stage along with the operation of COVID Hospital. According to the hospital, more than 500 coronaviruses can be tested daily to get results within six hours after the laboratory comes into operation.

According to Jhapa Representative, Naresh Khati, the Jhapa Municipality has decided to close the market completely for one week from September 10. Administrative Officer Jeevan Niraula said that the municipality has decided to close the market completely as the risk of coronavirus is increasing day by day.

According to Bhojpur Representative, Ganesh Bista, it has been decided to lock down the district till mid-August. According to the District Administration Office, the lockdown period has been extended for additional vigilance after the coronavirus infection was confirmed in eight people including the bank employees and detainees. A meeting of the District Crisis Management Center on August 9 has decided to lock down the road till mid-August. Chief District Officer Basanta Raj Puri said that the decision has been taken to close down food and vegetable shops in the district from 6 am to 9 am and from 3 pm to 5 pm. It has been decided to close all the shops, non-essential vehicles, private offices, associations, educational institutions, financial institutions, banks, cooperatives, and hotels.

In Province 2,

According to Saptari Representative, Manohar Kumar Pokhrel, a police officer of the District Police Office, Saptari has been infected with corona on September 10. A PCR test conducted at the laboratory of Gajendra Narayan Singh Hospital in Rajbiraj on September 9 found 17 people including a police officer, two policemen working in Saptari Jail, nine inmates, a nurse of the hospital, a sweeper and two traders of Rajbiraj infected with the virus. Done. Stating that 57 inmates, including 16 inmates and police officers, have been infected so far, Yadav said that there is a possibility of a large number of infections in the prison and within the police. He said that the officials of the District Security Committee and the Crisis Management Centre are also being tested as there is a risk of infection.

According to Parsa Representative, Krishna Chandra Lamichhane, a meeting of the District Security Committee chaired by Chief District Officer Asaman Tamang has decided to extend the ban till 12 noon on September 10. The local administration has relaxed 47-day-long prohibition. As per the decision of the meeting, the shops in Birgunj Bazaar area will now be open from 11 am to 4 pm every day except Saturday. The previous rule of rotation has been removed. Similarly, fruit and vegetable markets are always open. As per the instructions given by the administration, vegetable and fruit shops will be allowed to open only 200 meters south of the school from Ghantaghar Chowk on the railway road.

In Bagmati Province,

In this province, 493 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Kathmandu, 43 in Lalitpur, 33 in Bhaktapur, 18 in Chitwan, three each in Makwanpur and Dolakh, two each in Ramechhap and Kavrepalanchok, one each in Sindhupalchowk, Sindhuli and Nuwakot. According to the Ministry of Social Development. At the same time, the number of infected people in the state has reached 13,115. Of them, 6,007 have returned home after treatment while 7,014 are undergoing treatment at various hospitals and isolation centres. The death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 94 so far.

In Province 5,

According to Rolpa Representative, Harisara Gharti, the District Health Office, Rolpa, has been sealed since September 9 after a staff member working at the District Health Office confirmed the corona, said Chief District Officer Narendra Rana. According to him, other employees are in quarantine. Services other than emergency services have been shut down until their PCR report is received.

In Karnali Province,

According to Surkhet Representative, Durga Thapa, the municipality has suspended all services for seven days from September 10 after the people’s representative and an employee of Simta village confirmed the corona infection. Chief Administrative Officer of the rural municipality Janak Bahadur Hamal has issued a press release on September 9 stating that all the services flowing from the rural municipality have been stopped. A PCR test conducted at the Veterinary Diseases Research Surkhet in Surkhet on September 8 confirmed corona in both of them on the same day, said Chief Administrative Officer Hamal.

According to Rukum West, Representative Manisha KC, a one-week prohibition has been imposed onwards 5, 7 and 9 of Triveni rural municipality from 4 am on September 9 after the outbreak of COVID-19. A restraining order has been issued against three men in wards 5, 7 and 9 of Triveni Rural Municipality on September 8 after the corona infection was confirmed. Chief District Officer Upendra Raj Poudyal said that the meeting of the District Crisis Management Center had to ban Triveni as the number of COVID-19 infected people was increasing rapidly in the district.

Sudur Paschim Province,

According to Darchula Representative, Narendra Karki, the Mahakali Municipality has sealed the municipal area after the corona of a young man who was running a saloon business in Khalanga district headquarters was confirmed on September 8. The meeting of the Mahakali Municipal Level Coordination Committee has decided to seal the entire municipality fearing the spread of corona infection at the community level. A meeting of the Mahakali Municipal Coordination Committee held on September 8 decided to seal the municipality after corona infection was confirmed in the people living in the district for the first time as no corona infection has been seen at the local level so far, said Mayor Hans Raj Bhat. Chief Bhatta said that the municipality has been sealed indefinitely from 7 pm on September 8 due to the problem of contact tracing.


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