Update of September 6 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 770,759 after additional 1,488 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on September 6, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 728,928 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 94.5% along with 1,743 latest recovered.
According to the Ministry, 11,609 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on September 6, 13% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 19.5% people diagnosed positive till now.
Till now, the death toll has reached 10,858. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 20 people died on September 6. There are 30,973 people in home isolation. Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchok, Sindhupalchowk, Nuwakot, Nawalparasi East, Baglung, Kaski, Gorkha, Syangja, Tanahu, Dang, Rupandehi, and Surkhet have more than 500 active cases.
On September 6, 4,370 people were tested through the antigen process among which 409 were diagnosed positive with COVID-19. Till date, 85,459 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, 4,962,759 people have been fully vaccinated till September 6.
According to Jhapa representative Naresh Khati, the prohibitory order issued in the district has been extended till September 16, 2021. Chief District Officer Dhruba Kumar Khadka said that the time of prohibitory order has been extended as per the decision of the meeting of District Covid-19 Crisis Management Centre.
According to Tanahu representative Prakash Chandra Bhattarai, the District Administration Office Tanahu has extended the prohibitory order till September 16, 2021. Chief District Officer Sagar Acharya has issued a notice on September 9 and extended the prohibitory order. Earlier, a meeting of the District Covid-19 Management Centre held on September 7 had recommended the Chief District Officer to add the prohibitory order. As per the prohibition order, all other types of businesses will be allowed to operate till 7 pm, party palace till 6 pm and hotels and restaurants till 9 pm. Similarly, the schools will also be able to operate on the recommendation of the local level by analyzing the spread of the COVID-19. However, programs such as assembly processions, fairs and festivals will not be allowed, said Assistant Chief District Officer Chitrangat Baral.
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