Update of September 2 Regarding Corona Virus Infection

  September 3, 2020 By: INSEC

In all three districts of the Kathmandu Valley, the prohibition issued by the Chief District Officers for one week it has been extended for the second time. The Chief District Officers of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts have decided to issue a prohibitory order for one week. The Chief District Officers issued separate orders except for procurement of medicines, food items, and essential items during this period.

The Ministry of Health and Population has recommended that the prohibition be continued in districts with more than 500 actively infected people. According to the ministry, they are actively infected in 12 districts including Kathmandu and Lalitpur. Ministry’s spokesperson Dr Jageshwor Gautam said that a request has been made to lock down more than 200 active infected districts. Of the more than 200 active infected people in 18 districts, 60 per cent are infected.

Provincial Reports

In Province 1,

According to Morang representative Netra Prasad Adhikari, the district administration office has given continuity to the injunction with amendments till September 8. Entrepreneurs in Morang have demanded to withdraw the ban imposed by the administration on August 31. The industry association Morang, Morang Trade Association and Virat Trade Association have issued a joint statement on September 3 demanding the administration to lift the ban. Industrialists added as the government would not waive taxes in case of lockdown and would not provide concessions on drinking water and telephone.

According to Jhapa Representative Naresh Khati, the doctors, nurses and staff of Mechi Zonal Hospital have been agitating since September 3 saying that they have not received the risk allowance as per the health standards and guidelines made by the government. After not receiving the allowance so far, they have started the agitation in the first phase by wearing black bandages. In the first phase, they will work with black bandages on their hands till September 8 and if the demand is not met, they will block other services except emergency from August 8.

According to Sankhuwasabha representative Bhavin Karki, the Sabhapokhari municipality has announced the seal of the Rural Municipality from September 3 until further notice to reduce the risk of coronavirus. Ratna Bahadur Subba, chairman of the Rural Municipality, said that the seals have been announced to tighten the checkpoints at the entrances from other local levels and to ban the operation of services other than essential services.

According to Sunsari representative Jayakrishna Yadav, the district administration office has decided to relax the no-go zone declaration. According to the administration, it has been decided to open the restricted area for some time after 12 noon on September 3. According to Chief District Officer Fadendra Mani Pokhrel, it has been decided to allow shops to open till 10 am following the health protocol. Physical distance should be maintained at 2 meters in the shop which will be open till 10 in the morning.

In Province 2, 

According to Saptari Representative Manohar Kumar Pokhrel, a meeting of the Municipal Corona Infection Control Committee was held on September 3 after seven members of the same family were found infected with the corona in Das Tol of Kanchanrup Municipality. Has been done. The area has been “sealed” until further orders to carry out awareness and management work to control corona infection, said Basant Kumar Mishra, chief of Kanchanrup Municipality.

According to Siraha Representative Durga Pariyar, the meeting of the Relief Fund (Emergency) Management Committee of Lahan Municipality for Corona Infection and Prevention has decided to close all services except health and sanitation services from September 3 to September 7. Official Bhushal said that the services provided by Lahan Municipal Office and all 24 wards have also been stopped.

According to Mahottari representative Ajay Kumar Sah, an 80-year-old woman of Bardibas Municipality-3, Gauridanda, who committed suicide in Bardibas Municipality on September 3, has been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus. The swab test report came positive on September 3. According to Karki, the woman committed suicide by hanging herself on the morning of August 30. The swab of the deceased woman was collected on September 3 and sent for examination. Three others in the deceased’s house were infected with corona on September 25

According to Bara representative Bholanath Poudel, a 97-year-old man from corona-infected Simrongadh Municipality-9, Basbariya Tol died on September 3 while undergoing treatment at COVID Hospital, Gandak. Dr Chaurasia said that he died while undergoing treatment in the ICU due to high blood pressure, heart disease, sodium deficiency and corona positive.

In Bagmati Province,

There was 350 corona infected in Kathmandu, 43 in Chitwan, 30 in Lalitpur, 24 in Makwanpur, 20 in Bhaktapur, four in Dolakha, three each in Kavrepalanchok and Sindhupalchowk, two each in Dhading and Ramechhap and one each in Sindhuli. With this, the number of infected people in the province has reached 8,933. Of them, 1,569 have returned home after treatment while 7,298 are undergoing treatment at various hospitals and isolation centres. So far, the coronavirus has been transmitted in the state

According to Kathmandu Representative Bimala Poudel, the ban has been extended for the third time in the Kathmandu Valley. The one-week injunction, which came into force on September 20, has been extended for another week from September 3 to September 8. After discussions with the Home Ministry, a joint meeting of the chief district officers of the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley on September 3 decided to add the ban. However, this time, some services have been exempted for operation, said Janak Raj Dahal, Chief District Officer of Kathmandu

According to Dhading representative Sitaram Adhikari, 47-year-old Keshar Sunar of Siddhalek Rural Municipality-6 has died due to corona infection. According to Milan Rijal, Health Assistant at the Health Office, Dhading, the corona was found positive in the report of Sunar, who died at Patan Hospital on August 31. The deceased goldsmith had been undergoing treatment for about two months due to kidney problems and pneumonia. The Siddhalek municipality has closed the market for a year and the municipality has closed all services. This is accompanied by corona infection in Dhading

According to Chitwan Representative Dipendra Adhikari, high precautions have been taken as the risk of corona infection has increased among the inmates. Inmates have been denied access to relatives to prevent infection. Prisoners have been barred from meeting their relatives since April 2018. The relatives of such prisoners will not get anything other than money. Even the goods brought in have been sent only after sanitizing. Essential to employees

Meanwhile, two employees of the Regional Blood Transfusion Center in Bharatpur have been sealed since the morning of September 3 after being found infected with the coronavirus. According to Ramesh Kant Poudel, head of the centre, the driver and technician have been infected. Poudel said that the centre will be operational after the complete cleansing of the centre and contact tracing of the staff.

Similarly, two medical colleges in Chitwan have started using remedial drugs. At present, two corona infected people are undergoing treatment at Chitwan Medical College. According to Dr Dayaram Lamsal, director of the hospital, the medicine was taken with the help of the National Health Research Council a few days ago. Dr Lamsal said that even though the use of drugs has started, nothing can be said about its effects right now. It has been reported that the drug has been brought to the old medical college.  Doctor for Bharatpur Government Hospital.

In Gandaki Province,

According to Baglung representative Sirjana Pant, Bareng Rural Municipality of Baglung has issued a three-day restraining order. Although the number of corona infections is low in the Rural Municipality, a ban has been issued in Chandrakot Rural Municipality of Gulmi, which is close to the border, after the corona was found at the community level, said village chairman Krishna Prasad Sharma. All except essential services will be closed during the injunction.

Similarly, the Kathekhola Municipality of Baglung has extended the injunction issued for four more days. Rural Municipality Chairman Amar Thapa issued a press release on September 3 stating that the ban will continue in the Rural Municipality from September 3 to September 5. Chairman Thapa said that the injunction was added after another employee was found to be infected with corona.

According to Gorkha representative Hariram Upreti, two wards of Palungtar Municipality have been sealed since September 3. A 55-year-old health worker of Gorkha Municipality-10 has been diagnosed with corona infection in wards 1 and 9 of Palungtar Municipality. Mayor of Palungtar Municipality Deepak Vavu Kandel said that wards number 1 and 9 of Palungtar Municipality have been sealed as per the decision made on September 3 after tracing the contacts of the people associated with him till the PCR.

In Province 5,

According to Kapilbastu Representative Parvati Acharya, a 70-year-old woman from Krishnanagar Municipality-11, Ramnagar, who was undergoing treatment at Corona Special Hospital, Butwal, died on September 3, said Kumar Thapa, Corona Focal Person of District Health Office, Kapilvastu. He had been suffering from high blood pressure for a long time and was suffering from fever and respiratory problems after the infection. He was diagnosed with corona infection on August 25. At the same time, the number of deaths due to corona infection in Kapilvastu has reached four. In case of death 3

Similarly, the District Administration Office, Kapilvastu, has decided to issue a restraining order in the district till September 8. Chief District Officer Dirgha Narayan Poudel said that a meeting of the District Corona Crisis Management Committee held at the District Administration Office on August 31 decided to issue a restraining order for one week. Banks and financial institutions have been allowed to open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Provided by government office except for essential services

According to Nawalparasi West Representative Narayan Parajuli, 65-year-old Ramgram Municipality-5 died on September 3 while undergoing treatment at Bhim Hospital, Bhairahawa due to corona infection. He was being treated in the ICU of the hospital for diabetes and high blood pressure. After Corona was confirmed, he was admitted to the hospital in isolation on September 30. At the same time, the number of deaths from corona in the district has reached two.

According to Rupendehi representative Rima BC, a 68-year-old woman of Tilotta Municipality-4 died on September 29 due to corona infection. He died on the way to Bhim Hospital in Bhairahawa on September 29 after suffering from fever and respiratory problems. He was living in home isolation after the corona was confirmed during the corona examination on September 25. The victim died on the way to Bhim Hospital, Bhairahawa for treatment after suffering from fever and respiratory problems.

According to Dang representative Jayanarayan Pun, a restraining order has been issued in Dang till 12 noon on September 7 to prevent the spread of corona infection at the community level. According to Dang Chief District Officer Govinda Prasad Rijal, a one-week restraining order has been issued on September 3 with effect from 12 noon.

Similarly, two doctors, four health workers and three office assistants have been admitted to the Rapti Provincial Hospital, Tulsipur since September 29 after the corona infection. Dr. Padma Raj Adhikari, acting head of the hospital, said that the service has been started by adopting appropriate health precautions keeping in view the problems of the patients.

In Karnali Province,

According to Jumla District Representative Mandatta Rawal, the meeting of the Disaster Management Committee has issued an indefinite injunction in Chandannath Municipality from September 3, said Chief District Officer Bhupendra Thapa. According to him, 39 people, including ordinary citizens, prisoners, employees of banks and government offices and employees of the Electricity Authority have been infected with corona on the same day. According to the decision, Dansanghu to the east of the district headquarters Khalanga and Karnali Technical School to the north

According to Surkhet District Representative Durga Thapa, all the services of the court have been suspended since September 3 except for the emergency after a female employee of the district court in Surkhet was confirmed as a coroner. Until further notice, services other than extension, detention and issuance of arrest warrants will be suspended, said Yam Prasad Baskota, a senior court official. According to Shrestha Bascotta, the woman’s swab was tested on August 29 and the corona infection was confirmed on August 30. Corona confirmed in women.

In Sudur Paschim Province,

According to Bajhang representative Ramesh KC, a restraining order has been issued in the district from September 3 to September 8 saying that the corona infection has spread at the community level. Chief District Officer Kamal Raj Bhandari said that a restraining order has been issued for 10 people during contract tracing in Durgathali Municipality and locals in Bungal Municipality and Kedarsyu Municipality. People who were in quarantine stayed in quarantine after the PCR report was delayed

According to Achham representative Shivaraj Dhungana, all services from the ward office of Ramaroshan Gaonpalika-3 Shantada have been suspended from September 4 to 5 for the prevention, control and management of corona infection. Ward chairperson Tara Bahadur Saud said that the services of the ward have been stopped to control the spread of corona infection in the ward.

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