Kailali, Kanchanpur to impose prohibitory order from tomorrow


As many as 227 people have tested positive for coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours out of a total of 374 samples taken for PCR testing in the laboratory of Seti Zonal Hospital.

This makes the infection rate stand at 60.7 per cent for the day.

According to Information Officer of the hospital Dilip Kumar Shrestha, the facility is currently treating 52 patients, of whom three are in ventilator, eight in ICU, 23 are in oxygen support, and 18 people are in moderate health condition.

Kailali anad Kanchanpur have the highest rate of infection as well as death rate in the province.

In the last 24 hours, one person has died due to the infection in Kanchanpur. Mahakali Hospital reported that the male patient, 35, of Bhimdatta Municipality-19 died on Tuesday during treatment. His swab sample was collected today which resulted in a positive, Covid focal person of the hospital, Dr Govinda Rokaya informed.

In order to control the situation, District Administrative Office, Kailali, has decided to impose prohibitory order in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts from April 29 6:00 am for one week. Only emergency services will be available during that period, the authority decided.