Sudurpaschim records additional 100 coronavirus cases
August 31, 2020 09:28 AM NPT
SUDURPASCHIM, Aug 31: 100 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in Sudurpaschim Province in the last 24 hours.
According to the provincial Health Division under the State Ministry of Social Development, additional 100 coronavirus cases were confirmed by Dhangadhi-based Doti District Hospital and Dadeldhura Hospital.
The infected, confirmed on Sunday, are from Kailali, Achham, Doti, Darchula and Bajhang districts. With this, the number of corona infected people has reached 5,754, 1,505 women and 4,249 men in Sudurpaschim Province. As of Sunday, Kailali district has seen a record-high 1,699 coronavirus cases.
1,730 swab samples are being collected in the province on a daily basis. The local administration has enforced restriction in Kailali and Kanchanpur to prevent the spread of the virus.