Coronavirus claims four in last 24 hours; two of Kathmandu

Aug 10, 2020 08:12 PM RSS

Four more persons died from coronavirus infection in last twenty-four hours in the country. Of them, two are men and two are women.

A 70-year-old woman of Kohalpur municipality-2 in Banke district died on Sunday in course of treatment at Nepalgunj Medical College, Kohalpur. Similarly, 45-year-old woman of Debyani rural municipality-15 of Parsa died due to coronavirus at Narayani Temporary COVID Hospital on Sunday, said Spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population, Prof Dr Jageshwor Gautam.

Similarly, a 76-year-old person of Mid-Baneshwor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-10 died of coronavirus infection today while undergoing treatment at Medicare Hospital and a person, 64, of Tyanglaphant of Kirtipur municipality died of COVID-19 infection. With this, number of people died from coronavirus infection has reached 79.

A total of 338 new individuals tested positive to coronavirus in course of carrying out 8,434 PCR test at different labs across the country in last 24 hours. Of the, 44 are from Kathmandu Valley.

The highest number of coronavirus has been recorded in Banke which is 63. According to the Ministry, 36 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Kathmandu, four in Lalitpur, four in Bhaktapur, 31 in Rautahat, 23 in Makawanpur, 22 in Parsa, 21 in Sarlahi, 17 in Dailekh, 15 each in Morang and Pyuthan, 13 in Dhanusha, 11 in Kapilvastu, seven each in Kailali and Salyan, six in Sindhuli, five in Dang, four in Nuwakot, three each in Mahottari, Bara and Gorkha, two each in Khotang, Tanahun, Bardiya and Nawalparasi (East), and one each in Jhapa, Sindhupalchowk, Achham, Arghakhanchi, Baglung, Chitwan, Palpa, Ramechhap, Syangya, Rupandehi, Rolpa, Surkhet, Baitadi and Bajhang.

A total of 140 people have returned home after recovery in last 24 hours. With this, number of people who have recovered from the deadly virus has reached 16,493 which is 70.7 per cent recovery rate.

Meanwhile, six districts including Dhankuta, Sankhuwasabha, Manang, Mustang, Dolpa and Humla have become free of coronavirus. There are 6,738 active coronavirus cases across the country. Parsa, Rautahat, Mahottari and Kathmandu have more than 500 active coronavirus cases.

Likewise, 10,759 people are in quarantine.


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