The second wave of coronavirus infection is spreading rapidly across the country. Compared to last year, the number of infected people has increased by 228 percent this year. Due to which hospitals across the country are full.
Experts say that the problem is exacerbated by the lack of an intensive care unit (ICU), ventilator, and oxygen. Infectious disease specialist Dr. Archana Shrestha said that an infected person is transmitting the infection to two people in Nepal.
According to Dr. Shrestha, Nepal has the highest transition rate among the various countries. ‘Last year, the transition to Nepal was a month behind India. This year, Nepal is taking the same turn as India ‘, said Dr. Shrestha said, ‘The transition rate in Nepal is much higher than in India. As the positive rate increases, it can be understood that the infection is spreading rapidly in the community. The death toll has also risen. We will see the number of infected people increase in the same rate in one year within the next three months. ‘
Corona has been confirmed in 4897 people in the last 24 hours. Joint Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Dr. According to Samir Kumar Adhikari, PCR and antigen tests have confirmed this amount of infection. ‘Last year, the transition to Nepal was a month behind India. This news is in today’s Annapurna Post Daily.
Mortality rate in Nepal is 1.026 percent
The number of corona infections has exceeded 312,000 across the country. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the total number of infected people has reached 312,699. The number of active infected is 30,209. In some cases, the infection rate is on the rise. Out of the total infected, 279,279 have become infection free.
So far, 3,211 people have died from the corona infection. According to the Ministry of Health, 17 infected people have died in the last 24 hours alone. Of the total infected, 1.026 percent have died. So far, PCR tests have been performed on 2,445,968 people. Currently, 54 people are in quarantine across the country.
In the last 24 hours, 4,897 infected people have been added. Among them, 3 in Ilam, 2 in Udayapur, 2 in Khotang, 1 in Okhaldhunga, 40 in Jhapa, 13 in Taplejung, 1 in Dhankuta, 128 in Morang and 49 in Sunsari.