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Nepal’s COVID-19 tally reaches 4,085 with 323 new cases

09 June 2020  

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KATHMANDU: A total of 323 new cases of coronavirus have been reported as of Tuesday afternoon taking the tally to 4,085, Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population has said.

Speaking at a regular press briefing, Spokesperson Dr. Jageshwor Gautam said that among the newly-infected are 292 males and 31 females.

The new cases of virus infection were detected in Ilam, Nawalpur, Banke, Dhanusa, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Banke, Jumla, Salyan, Darchula, Kanchanpur, Dadeldhura, Kailali, Kapilvastu, Rupandehi, Mahottari, Nuwakot, Rautahat and Siraha, said Dr Gautam.

The virus has now spread in 72 after the corona infected person found in Ilam.

Meanwhile, 96 COVID-19 patients, including 8 female and 88 male from Dhanusha, Kathmandu, Banke, Jhapa, Bardiya and Dailekh have been discharged from hospital after recovering from the virus.

So far, the number of recovery from COVID-19 in Nepal has reached 584 — 507 males and 77 females — according to Spokesperson Dr. Gautam.

Nepal has so far reported 15 COVID-19 deaths.

According to the Ministry of Health, 106,331 tests have been carried out using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method so far. Out of this, 5,353 samples were tested through the PCR method in the last 24 hours.

Coronavirus has now spread to 72 districts after COVID-19 case confirmed in Ilam, Spokesperson Dr. Gautam said.

A total of 165,775 have been quarantined across the country and 3,787 put in isolation, he said.

Deaths so far:

A 29-year-old new mother from Ramche in Bahrabise municipality, Sindhupalchowk was the first person to die of coronavirus in the country on May 14.

Likewise, the second death was a 25-year old man who died in quarantine in Banke on May 17.

A 70-year-old man died at National Medical College in Birgunj on May 17. He was the third and a 41-year-old man from Madane rural municipality of Gulmi who died at the Crimson Hospital on May 21 was the fourth to die of COVID-19.

Similarly, a person died in India while returning to Nepal on May 23. He was the fifth one to die while an elderly man from Bungmati of Lalitpur district died on May 27 to become the sixth one die of COVID-19.

The seventh was a 35-year-old man from Dullu-11 of Dailekh who died in a quarantine center.

Similarly, the eighth victim became a two-year-old girl who breathed her last at an isolation ward of Bajura District Hospital.

The ninth was a male from Dolakha who died at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) on Wednesday while undergoing treatment.

The 10th death was a 45-year-old man from Palpa who died in the course of treatment in the Palpa Mission Hospital on June 2. The deceased was from Purba Khola Rural Municipality of Palpa.

The 11th death was of an 18-year-boy who died in Surkhet on Thursday. The youth of Panchapuri municipality-1 had died as soon as he returned home after spending time in quarantine.

Likewise, the coronavirus report of a 58-year-old man of Jagadulla Rural Municipality-3 of Dolpa who died on
Tuesday come positive on Saturday. He is the 12th victim of coronavirus.

The man was in home quarantine after reaching Dolpa from Surkhet with his friends on Sunday. His throat swab was collected two days after the death and sent for a PCR test, according to Karnali Province Ministry of Social Development.

The 13th death was of a 55-year-old woman of Dhangadhi-4. She was a kidney patient and died while undergoing dialysis at Seti Hospital on Friday afternoon. She had tested positive for coronavirus at the PCR test at the hospital.

Likewise, a 60-year-old man of Waling municipality-3 in Syangja district died on June 8. With this, the total number of deaths in the country reached 14.

The death toll from coronavirus in Nepal reached 15 after a sexagenarian infected with COVID-19 died in Chitwan district on Tuesday morning.

Publish Date : 09 June 2020 16:03 PM

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