With the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the district, the Corona Temporary Hospital under Seti Provincial Hospital in Dhangadhi of Kailali district is filling rapidly with coronavirus infected patients.

The 50-bed capacity hospital currently has 37 coronavirus patients -- three of them receiving treatment in ventilators, 10 in Intensive Care Units (ICU) and 10 being treated with oxygen support.

The hospital that has 10 ventilators and 20 ICU beds, is being visited by around 10 covid patients on the daily basis, informed Dilip Kumar Shrestha, Information Officer at the hospital. If the number remained the same the beds are likely to fill soon, he added.

At present, there are 338 active cases in the district, informed District Health Office, Kailali. 86 of them are being housed in a Kanari-based isolation facility while the remaining are in home isolation.