The Nepali Government has been striving to chalk out best strategies to fight coronavirus and it has left no stone unturned to ensure the wellbeing of its citizens.
However, there is a regular rise in coronavirus infection cases in the country since the last week.
Lately, the Nepali Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed two new coronavirus positive cases on April 13, 2020.
According to Dr. Bikash Devkota, MoHP Spokesperson, a 65-year old woman of Kailali and a 19-year old man of Rautahat have tested positive for COVID-19.
With this, the total number of coronavirus infection cases in Nepal reached 14. However, the first patient has already recovered and discharged.
So far, the Nepali Government has tested 10982 samples, 5691 through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and 5291 through Rapid Diagnostic Kit.
As of now, 7166 people are in quarantine throughout the country and 103 in isolation ward.
Meanwhile, the Nepali Government is planning to extend the ongoing lockdown by at least one week in response to the recommendations by the COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee.
The nation is in lockdown since March 24, 2020 and the ongoing lockdown is going to expire on April 15, 2020.
So far, coronavirus has spread across every country in the world and infected 1,930,353 people while claiming 119,985 lives. However, 447,948 patients have already recovered.