Dhangadhi: Coronavirus infection has been confirmed in 86 more people at Seti Provincial Hospital on Thursday. In the last 24 hours, 179 samples were examined by the hospital and an additional 86 people were confirmed infected, said Dilip Kumar Shrestha, information officer at the hospital.
Of them, 32 are from Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan including 20 men and 12 women. Apart from Dhangadhi, the infection has been confirmed in 37 people of Kailali and 17 people of other districts. In the last 24 hours, four people have been discharged from the hospital and 9 more have been admitted.
At present, 26 infected people are being treated at the hospital. Information Officer Shrestha said that 9 people were being treated in the ICU and 2 on the ventilator.
Similarly, three more infected people have lost their lives in the last 24 hours. The deceased have been identified as a 77-year-old man of Godawari Municipality-5 of Kailali, a 54-year-old man of Belauri Municipality-5 of Kanchanpur and a 17-year-old boy of Saphebagar Municipality-7 of Achham.