32  new Covid-19 cases in Gandaki, tally climbs to 838

Published On: June 27, 2020 11:13 AM NPT By: RSS

POKHARA, June 27: Thirty-two new cases of novel coronavirus disease were confirmed in Gandaki Province on Saturday morning taking the tally of infected to 838.

According to the Saturday morning bulletin of the Provincial Health Directorate, Pokhara, of the new cases, 22 are from Syangja, eight from Baglung and two from Nawalparasi. They include six women.

The newly infected are being taken to various isolation centres in the respective district hospitals for treatment, said Director of the Directorate, Dr Binod Bindu Sharma.

The tests were confirmed at the Provincial Tuberculosis Centre, Pokhara, Rapti Institute of Health Sciences and National Public Health Laboratory.

So far, 118 people have returned home after recovery while two have died from COVID-19 in the province.

Of the 9,458 samples collected, 7,958 have been tested. The result of the remaining is awaited.

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