Update of September 10 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 775,548 after additional 961 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on September 10, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 736,666 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 95% along with 1,660 latest recovered.
According to the Ministry, 8,549 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on September 10, 11% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 19.3% people diagnosed positive till now.
Till now, the death toll has reached 10,924. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 21 people died on September 10. There are 27,958 people in home isolation. Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchok, Nuwakot, Nawalparasi East, Baglung, Kaski, Rupandehi, and Surkhet have more than 500 active cases.
On September 10, 2,367 people were tested through the antigen process among which 185 were diagnosed positive with COVID-19. Till date, 86,404 people have been diagnosed positive with antigen process. The number of infected, cured, and active cases has not been separated into this number. According to the ministry, 5,120,877 people have been fully vaccinated till September 10.
According to Dhading representative Sitaram Adhikari, the local administration has issued a prohibitory order in the district from 12am on September 10 to 12 am on September 24. The local level has clarified that the schools can be operated in physical presence following the health protocols of the Government of Nepal and the Local Coordination Committee. It has been mentioned in the prohibitory order not to hold unnecessary gatherings, gatherings, crowds, gatherings, processions, processions and festivals other than the regular worship at religious places.
According to Kavre representative Hiraman Tamang, the District Administration Office has decided to extend mixed lockdown for 10 days. The lockdown time has been extended due to the increase in cases and hospital admissions due to COVID-19 infection. Chief District Officer Shivaram Pokharel informed that the mixed lockdown has been extended for 10 days till September 21 as per the risk assessment.
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