The total number of COVID-19 cases in Province no. 5 has reached 6,101. Of them, 1,297 are active cases, according to the Ministry of Social Development. On Friday, 72 new cases of Corona Virus were reported, including 39 male and 33 female.
The highest were from Rupanedhi at 52, followed by 15 in Banke, three in Rolpa and one each in Kapilvastu and Nawalparasi west, according to information officer at the Ministry Dr Pushpa Raj Poudel. So far, 4,703 infected have recovered from the virus, while 27 succumbed to it. At the Corona special hospital, 104 are undergoing treatment with 16 in ICU and two with help of ventilator support.
Another 20 are admitted at the Butwal Corona hospital, 17 in Bhim hospital Bhairahawa, 31 in Sushil Koirala hospital, Banke and 36 in Beljhundi Dang hospital. As of Friday, 1,476 are in quarantine. So far, 97,591 PCR tests have been carried out. RSS