September 7, 2020 12:27 PM NPT
CHITWAN, Sept 7: The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection cases has exceeded 1,000 in Chitwan district. An additional 30 coronavirus infection cases were confirmed in course of PCR tests carried out at COVID-19 laboratory of Chitwan Medical College on Sunday evening.
Among the 30 new infected, 19 are from Chitwan. With this, Chitwan district has recorded over 1,000 coronavirus cases. The fresh infected include eight from Makawanpur, two from Tanahun and one from Nawalpur.
Bharatpur metropolis of Chitwan alone has witnessed 657 cases. Similarly, Ratnanagar Municipality has 122 cases, Rapti 97, Khairhani 54, Madi 52 and Kalika 19 cases. Ichhakamana Rural Municipality has so far recorded only four infections.
According to the Health Office, Chitwan, 180 out of the infected have been discharged from hospitals after recovery so far. A total of 12 infected have already lost their lives to the virus in Chitwan.