More than 2000 newly infected in Sudurpaschim,17 deaths reported in one day
KAILALI: Recently, the number of deaths due to coronavirus infection has skyrocketed in the Sudurpaschim province. At least 17 people died on Thursday due to the infection. This is the highest number reported.
8 people lost their lives in Kanchanpur alone on Thursday. 6 people died in the Kailali district. According to the provincial Health Directorate, 1 individual died in Bajhang, Achham and Darchula districts in the last week. 79 people have died in the Sudurpaschim province. The number of deaths shows high in Kanchanpur and Kailali districts.
17 people died on Thursday 11 on Wednesday in the province. 8 died on Tuesday, 14 on Monday, 12 on Sunday, 10 on Saturday and 7 on Friday.
In Kanchanpur alone, 29 people have died in a week, according to the directorate. Twenty-five deaths have been reported in Kailali district.
1 person has died in Bajura, 4 in Achham, 1 in Doti, 2 in Dadeldhura, 2 in Baitadi, 4 in Bajhang and 2 in Darchula.
More than 2,000 infected added
In the last week, more than 2,000 people have been infected in the Sudurpaschim province. According to the Health Directorate, the infection has been confirmed in 2,290 people in nine districts of the province.
The most infected were found Thursday. More than 50 percent of those tested on Thursday were confirmed to have COVID infection. Of the 1,245 people tested, 623 were infected.
The infection was confirmed in 252 people on Wednesday, 446 people on Tuesday, 201 people on Monday, 260 people on Sunday, 317 people on Saturday and 191 people on Friday.
In the last week, 255 people have been cured in the province.