The number of people infected with Corona Virus has reached 14 in Sudur Paschim state. Of them, five have already recovered while nine are undergoing treatment in various hospitals.
Four new infections were confirmed on Saturday while five had been detected on Friday, according to Seti State hospital. Those confirmed on Saturday are from Baitedi and all from Shivanath rural municipality. They had returned from India via the Gauri phanta transit on May 21.
The first infection was confirmed in the Sudur Paschim State on March 27 in a 34-year-old youth of Dhangadi sub-metropolis. Meanwhile, the swab collection of those who came into contact with the infected is underway.
A 22-year-old youth in police custody on the charge of murder was confirmed positive on Friday. As a result, the people who came in contact with him including 22 police personnel, one district administration office staff, 12 district court officials and a doctor at the district hospital have provided their swab for testing.
Source: National News Agency