Death rate in the second wave has doubled as compared to the first wave
KARNALI, MAY 9
The total number of Covid-19 related fatalities in Karnali Province has reached 82.
The Health Service Directorate shared that the death rate from the ongoing second wave of Covid-19 spreading since mid-April is increasing rapidly.
Death rate in the second wave has doubled as compared to the first wave. A total of 40 people had succumbed to the virus during the first wave while the tally has doubled in less than a month.
According to the Directorate, 102,993 PCR tests have been conducted in the province so far, of which 10,633 have resulted in a positive.
Similarly, out of 10,206 antigen tests, 1982 have resulted positive for the infection. The province has 3,818 active cases.