Update of September 16 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 781,989 after additional 1,165 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on September 16, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 745,215 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 95.3% along with 1,689 latest recovered.
According to the Ministry, 11,208 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on September 16, 10% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 19.2% people diagnosed positive till now.
Till now, the death toll has reached 11,002. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 11 people died on September 16. There are 25,772 people in home isolation. Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchok, Kaski, and Rupandehi, have more than 500 active cases.
On September 16, 3,971 people were tested through the antigen process among which 346 were diagnosed positive with COVID-19. Till date, 88,187 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, 5,473,151 people have been fully vaccinated till September 16.
According to Rautahat representative Kopila Timalsina, the District Administration Office Rautahat has issued a notice on September 16 stating that the prohibitory order has been extended until further notice. Acting Chief District Officer Basanta Bhattarai informed that the prohibitory order has been continued until further notice as there is still a risk of Covid-19 infection in Rautahat district as per the recommendation of the District Covid Management Committee meeting held on September 16.
According to Tanahu representative Prakash Chandra Bhattarai, the prohibitory order has been extended in the district. Acting Chief District Officer Chitrangat Baral has issued a notice on September 16 informing that the prohibitory order issued in the district has been extended till September 28.
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