Tuesday 27th October 2020

Nepal COVID-19 Count Crosses 6,500-mark, 4 Districts Sealed Off

There are 5,414 active cases, 19 deaths and 1,158 recoveries in the country.
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Nepal COVID-19 Count Crosses 6,500-mark, 4 Districts Sealed Off

So far, Nepal has reported 6,591 coronavirus infection cases and 19 death cases. Currently, there are 5,414 active cases and 1,158 recoveries.

Meanwhile, the coronavirus pandemic has claimed 6,592 lives and infected 142,546 people globally in the last 24 hours.

As of today, the global coronavirus cases reached 8,263,724, while around 446,122 people have succumbed to the infection.

Among the 3,508,804 active cases, 3,454,210 patients are in mild condition and 54,594 in critical condition. Meanwhile, 4,308,798 patients have recovered successfully.

COVID-19 in Nepal

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In the last 24 hours, Nepal has recorded 380 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country’s total count to 6,591.

Dang district recorded 56 coronavirus infection cases, the highest count in a single day so far. The district authorities informed that all the new patients have recently returned from India.

With the sudden surge in case, the local authorities have sealed off Ghorahi Sub-metropolis-4 on June 16.

Meanwhile, 117 patients were discharged from various hospitals across the country, taking the total recovery count to 1,158.

However, the country has not witnessed any new COVID-19 death cases.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), around 5,055 suspects were tested through PCR in the last 24 hours.

COVID-19 Nepal Update

So far, 367,257 samples were tested for coronavirus in the country. Of these, 143,738 samples were tested through the PCR method and 223,519 through the RDT method.

Currently, 5,531 people are in isolation and 133,009 are in quarantines across the country.

Nepal Govt. Declares 4 Districts as ‘Hotspots’

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With the growing risk of coronavirus infection, the Nepali Government has decided to declare four districts as coronavirus ‘hotspots’ districts and strictly enforce the lockdown until the risk is reduced.

The four districts include

  • Sarlahi
  • Rautahat
  • Kapilvastu
  • Dailekh

Apart from the essential services, all the public, private and non-governmental organizations will be closed until further notice.

Nepal Province-wise COVID-19 Situation

Province COVID-19 Cases Death Cases Recovered Active Cases
Province 1 404 0 175 229
Province 2 2,465 3 454 2,008
Bagmati Province 234 4 50 180
Gandaki Province 247 1 14 232
Province 5 1,821 6 352 1,463
Karnali Province 1,104 3 86 1,015
Sudoorpaschim Province 342 2 27 313
Total 6,591 19 1,158 5,415

 

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