June 14, Kathmandu: In the last 24 hours, 425 more people have been confirmed to be infected with the corona virus (Covid-19). At the same time, the number of infected people has reached 5760. Of them, 19 have died and 974 have been discharged.
According to the regular briefing of the Ministry of Health and Population, 76 people have been infected in Rautahat. The infection has been confirmed in 54 people from Dang, 40 from Surkhet, 29 from Dailekh, 26 from Rupandehi, 25 from Dhading, 24 from Dadeldhura, 20 from Kanchanpur, 17-17 from Palpa and Parsa and 12 from Kailali.
Similarly, 9 people from Bara, 8 people from Gulmi, 6 people from Sarlahi, 5 people from Bajhang, 3/3 people from Doti, Bardiya and Banke, 2/2 people from Bardaghat Susta East, 2/2 people from Bardaghat Susta West, Pyuthan and Ramechhap and 1- 1 people from Dhanusha, Sindhuli and Rukum West have been infected.
Ministry spokesperson Dr. According to Jageshwar Gautam, another person has died due to corona infection.
A 36-year-old resident of Jasithok of Dhurkot Gaonpalika Ward No. 4 died last night while undergoing treatment in isolation at Upper Tamghas in Resunga Municipality-9 of Gulmi. He was confirmed to have corona infection on June 12.
20,000 RDT tests in one day
According to the ministry, more than 20,000 rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) have been performed in the last 24 hours alone. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
According to the new protocol of the Ministry of Health, those who have been in quarantine for 14 days are undergoing RDT without any symptoms. Those who are negative are sent home while those who are positive are tested for PCR.
Similarly, in the last 24 hours, 6,059 swabs have been tested using PCR method. According to the ministry, there are still 143,614 people in quarantine across the country.