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Covid Update: September 7, 2020

07-Sep-2020

By Aryama Upadhyaya

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We are back with the weekly update of the Covid-19 pandemic in Nepal. So without further ado, let’s get into the update:

Note: These updates stand correct as of 7th September 2020. The further changes will be targeted in the next updates on Mondays. We will be doing these on a weekly basis.

General case updates of Nepal (till date):

Total number of RT-PCR tests done till date: 768,345
Total positive cases: 46,257
Total recovered cases: 28,941
Total active cases(in isolation): 17,027
Total deaths: 289

Positive updates:

Despite the increase in the number of cases every day, the number of cases of recovery seems to be going up too. With the recovery rate as high as 62.6% we can expect better days. Also, let us not be careless, always maintain our distances and wear a proper mask.

Other news:

  1. The Ministry of Health and Population(MoHP) has declared Bir Hospital as COVID-19 hospital and the services provided by Bir Hospital until now will be shifted to National Trauma Center.
  2. Insurance board of Nepal has issued a notice for Insurance Companies to clear COVID-19 insurance claims of only Government labs’ reports.
  3. 18 people alond with 56 policemen involved during the protest regarding the chariot at Pulchowk were tested positive for COVID-19. 

See you in the update next Monday, have a safe week!  

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