Corona graph rising in Bhaktapur

Published On: January 24, 2022 11:02 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BHADGAUN, Jan 24: Coronavirus caseload is increasing in Bhaktapur. Lately, more than 500 people are being diagnosed with the infection in the district daily. 

According to the District Health Office, a total of 530 including 258 men and 272 women tested positive for the contagious virus in the district on Sunday alone. Likewise, 968 were confirmed infected on 22 January, 627 on 21 January and 564 on 20 January, shared district health office chief, Krishna Bahadur Mijar. 

With the rise in the caseload of the coronavirus, the number of active infected has also gone up. The number of active infected has reached 3,998, including 2,070 men and 1,928 women in the district as of last Sunday. 

Out of four municipalities in the district, Madhyapurthimi has witnessed the highest 1,147 active cases of the coronavirus. Among them, 598 are men and 558 are women. As many as 202 infected cases were added in Madhyapurthimi on Sunday alone. 

Likewise, Suryabinayak Municipality has 1,062 active cases of the coronavirus, Bhaktapur Municipality has 765, Changunarayan 461 and other 274, the health office said. 

According to the health authorities, there are 256 beds in general isolation wards, 117 HDU beds, 35 ICU beds and 16 ventilators in different hospitals of the district. Death toll from the coronavirus has reached 360 in the district.


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