Nepal's Toll of Corona virus infected reached 75 people - Health

Nepal’s Toll of Corona virus infected reached 75 people

03 May 2020 Kathmandu – Corona Virus infection around the world is spreading like wildfire in these days, Nepal was considered to be less impacted till last week but now it has gone to another stage of pandemic. Today alone confirmed cases of  19 added to the table totaling 75 people so far without any death though.

As announced by Ministry of Heath this afternoon, Nepal has confirmed 6 more new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total of infections to 75.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, six more persons in Nepalgunj have tested positive for the COVID-19.

Earlier today, speaking at a regular press briefing, Dr Bikash Devkota, Spokesperson at Ministry of Health and Population, said nine persons in Nepalgunj tested positive for the novel corona-virus.

Those nine people, including five males and four females, aged between seven to 58 years, have been found to be infected in the Nepalgunj testing lab.

Nepalgunj Mayor Dhawal Shumsher Rana has said they are trying to trace the travel history of those nine infected persons.

Similarly, a 36-year-old person from Chhapkaiya of Birgunj Municipality-3 has also tested positive for the pandemic virus.

The 36-year-old’s swab was found to be have been infected during a test at the Teku-based National Public Health Laboratory in Kathmandu. Now, he has been kept in the Narayani Hospital, Birgunj.

Meanwhile, it should be noted that 16 out of the 75 persons receiving treatment for COVID-19 have returned home after recovery.

According to Dr Devkota, 77 people across the country are currently in isolation while 21,958 are kept in quarantine as of May 3.

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