The death toll has risen at a time when corona virus infections are on the rise across the country. In Nepal, on an average, lives are being lost every hour. In the last 24 hours, 28 people have died on Sunday. Most of them are from Banke.Sunday’s death toll is the highest since the second wave of Corona began. Earlier, 30 people had died on November 6. Fourteen people were killed on Saturday.
A total of 3,122 people have been infected across the country on Sunday. A total of 10,078 people were tested with 9,292 PCRs and 706 antigens. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the infection has been confirmed in 1,498 people in Kathmandu Valley.
Chief Consultant of Shukraraj Tropical and Communicable Diseases Hospital, Tekuka, Dr. According to Anup Banstola, the virus that spreads the second wave of corona infection is contagious. ‘The infection seems to be spreading fast. This contagious virus is more prevalent among young people, ”said Dr. Banstola said.
According to him, the symptoms include fever, pneumonia, body aches, and weakness. Doctors say that some people come to the hospital with pneumonia instead of fever.
‘Some people have been admitted to the emergency room after coughing without pneumonia made it difficult’, said Dr. Banstola said. According to the doctor, the number of youths is more than that of Pohor.
Infections of the UK variant of Corona and double mutant virus found in India have also been found in Nepal. Physicians say that these viruses spread rapidly from one person to another.
Dr. Department of Public Health and Community Programs, Kathmandu University. According to Birajman Karmacharya, Nepal is one of the countries where the second wave of corona infection has spread at a high rate. Compared to last year, this year’s corona infection has increased by about 241 percent. Karmacharya says.‘The number of infected has increased by about 2.5 times. Compared to neighboring countries, Nepal’s infection rate is much higher, ‘he said.’ Among the neighboring countries, Maldives has increased by 80 percent, India by 60 percent and Pakistan by 13 percent, ‘Annapurna Post reported.