Thursday 22nd October 2020

Nepal Covid-19 Count Crosses 18,000-mark with 100 New Cases!

The coronavirus recovery rate in Nepal now stands at 69.34%.
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Nepal Covid-19 Count Crosses 18,000-mark with 100 New Cases!

Despite a continuous rise in the COVID-19 cases in Nepal, the coronavirus pandemic seems to be under control.

The country which has reported around 400 to 600 new coronavirus cases every day in June is now witnessing less than 200 daily cases.

According to the COVID-19 test report of June 24, the country’s infection rate was at 9.2%. However, it has decreased to 2.06% on July 17.

In the last 24 hours, the Nepali Government has reported 100 new coronavirus infection cases, taking the country’s total count to 18,094.

Nepal COVID-19 Dashboard

  • Total Confirmed Cases: 18,094
  • Quarantined: 49,609
  • Isolated: 5,368
  • Active: 5,370
  • Recovered: 12,684
  • Deaths: 40
  • Total Swab Tested: 327,614

Lately, a 60-year-old man from Mahottari has died from coronavirus while undergoing treatment at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan. With this, the total number of coronavirus death cases in the country reached 41.

Meanwhile, a 49-year-old Chinese woman has died from coronavirus infection while undergoing treatment at the TUTH.

The deceased woman became the first foreigner to die from coronavirus in Nepal.

However, a total of 207 COVID-19 patients were discharged from various hospitals, taking the country’s total recovery cases to 12,684.

The coronavirus recovery rate in Nepal now stands at 69.34%.

As of today, 5,368 people are undergoing treatment in isolation wards and 20,842 are in quarantine centers.

Nepal-Korea Friendship Hospital Conducts Free COVID-19 Tests

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The Nepal-Korea Friendship Hospital in Bhaktapur is conducting free coronavirus tests for patients from Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital and Shahid Gangalal National Heart Centre.

The hospital run by Madhyapur Thimi Municipality has launched free PCR tests for heart and cancer patients as per the agreement with the two hospitals.

[Also Read: Purbanchal Cancer Hospital Marks the Official Start]

The hospital has agreed to produce a test report within 24 hours to ensure prompt treatment.

According to Mayor Madan Sundar Shrestha, the PCR test can be conducted for up to 7 patients from the Cancer Hospital and 10 from the Heart Centre daily.

“It has been a great support for us and the patients as Nepal-Korea Hospital has been providing free tests and produces the report within the 24 hours,” said Cancer Hospital’s Administrative Officer Rajaram Tajale.

[Also Read: Nepal’s New Cancer Institute Underway!]

So far, the hospital has conducted free PCR tests for around 1,000 people from across the country.

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