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Nepal Sees Over 500 COVID-19 Cases in a Day for First Time!

Nepal reported 586 coronavirus infections and one death in the last 24 hours.
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Nepal Sees Over 500 COVID-19 Cases in a Day for First Time!

So far, Nepal has recorded 7,177 COVID-19 infection cases and 20 death cases. A total of 1,167 patients were recovered successfully, taking the total active cases to 5,990.

Meanwhile, the global coronavirus cases crossed 8.4 million mark on Wednesday, as Brazil reported the highest 31,475 new cases.

The coronavirus has so far infected 8,406,062 people and claimed 451,384 lives globally. Currently, there are 3,538,862 active cases and 4,415,816 recovery cases.

The United States has by far the largest number of cases with 2,234,471 infections and 119,941 deaths.

Meanwhile, the Chinese Government has imposed restrictions in Beijing to contain the resurgent coronavirus cases by canceling flights, closing schools and sealing off some neighborhoods.

In the past six days, Beijing has witnessed a resurgence of COVID-19, with 31 new infections on June 16, taking cumulative cases from Thursday to 137.

COVID-19 in Nepal

The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread in Nepal, with the number of new COVID-19 cases topping over 500 in a single day for the first time on June 17, 2020.

A total of 586 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s total count to 7,177.

Meanwhile, a 46-year-old woman who died while undergoing treatment at the Nepalgunj Medical College in Kohalpur on Monday posthumously tested positive for COVID-19.

Her report came out positive for coronavirus infection on Tuesday evening, taking the country’s death toll to 20.

However, nine patients from Siraha, Rautahat and Parsa were discharged from the hospital in the last 24 hours after recovering from the infection. With this, the total recovery cases in the country reached 1,167.

Currently, 5,990 people are in isolation and 125,798 are in quarantines across the country.

2 Suicides Test COVID-19 Positive Posthumously

Two Indian returnees, a woman and a man who committed suicide in recent days, have tested positive for COVID-19 infections posthumously.

A 45-year-old male who was depressed with life in quarantine and dissatisfied at not getting test results for more than a week committed suicide at the Jukena based quarantine on June 16.

The deceased had been living in quarantine since May 23, and his swab samples were collected on June 8.

Meanwhile, a 25-year-old woman who hanged herself at her home in Simta-8 on June 15, tested coronavirus positive in the swab collected before her post-mortem in Mehelkuna Hospital.

Along with her family, she returned from India on May 25 and had spent 14 days in Simta-based quarantine.

Nepal Province-wise COVID-19 Situation

Province COVID-19 Cases Death Cases Recovered Active Cases
Province 1 419 0 175 229
Province 2 2,830 3 463 2,364
Bagmati Province 234 4 50 180
Gandaki Province 247 1 14 232
Province 5 1,957 7 352 1,463
Karnali Province 1,147 3 86 1,015
Sudoorpaschim Province 346 2 27 313
Total 7,177 20 1,167 5,990

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