A total of 305,857 people have gone through Covid-19 test in Sudurpaschim which included both PCR and antigen tests, according to available data at Health Directorate, Dipayal. Of the total tests, 45,961 people have been tested positive for Covid-19 infection so far.

The positive rate amount to 15 per cent of the total test.

Of the infected, 45,216 have been discharged, which is 98 per cent recovery rate, according to the Health Directorate, Dipayal.

Meanwhile, death toll from the virus in the Province has hit 580.

Of the total nine districts in the Province, the districts affected by the virus the most are Kailali and Kanchanpur. Fifteen people of the total 969 Covid-19 tests were found with the infection in the past 24 hours.

In the past two weeks alone, 564 new infected people were added and 495 have been free of the infection. Likewise, two persons have died from the infection. Lately, the infection rate has decreased. At present, active infection cases are 408, a drop from 502 two weeks ago.

The prohibition order has been loosened, however. High mobility of people in the public space and violation of the health protocols have increased risks, health workers warned.