Update of September 7 Regarding COVID-19 Infection
The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 772,182 after additional 1,423 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on September 7, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 731,000 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 94.7% along with 2,072 latest recovered.
According to the Ministry, 11,111 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on September 7, 13% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 19.5% people diagnosed positive till now.
Till now, the death toll has reached 10,879. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 21 people died on September 7. There are 30,303 people in home isolation. Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchok, Nuwakot, Nawalparasi East, Baglung, Kaski, Gorkha, Syangja, Rupandehi, and Surkhet have more than 500 active cases.
On September 7, 3,923 people were tested through the antigen process among which 254 were diagnosed positive with COVID-19. Till date, 85,713 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, 5,012,821 people have been fully vaccinated till September 7.
According to Tehrathum Representative Suresh Khatri, the prohibitory order issued in the district has been extended till September 16. The meeting of the District COVID Crisis Management Centre held on August 7 decided to extend the period of prohibitory order, informed Acting Chief District Officer Nawaraj Bhandari. During the period of the prohibitory order, shops will be open from 6 am to 6 pm following health protocol. It has been banned to gather in crowds or involve in assemblies, conferences and cultural programs, and rallies said CDO Bhandari.
According to Ramechhap Representative Nabaraj Ghimire, the prohibitory order has been extended in the district for an indefinite period. According to Chief District Officer Gaulochan Sainju, the District COVID Crisis Management Centre has extended the period keeping in mind the present state of COVID-19 in the district. The meeting was held on September 7. It has been banned to gather in crowds or involve in assemblies, conferences and cultural programs, and rallies. It has been instructed to celebrate the festivals following health protocol. It has also been instructed to follow health protocols issued by the Government of Nepal during classes with a physical presence.
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