Infection Rate In 22 Districts Alarmingly High, Strictly Follow Safety Standards: MoHP

The Ministry of Health and Population said that the COVID-19 cases in Nepal had been mounting in an alarming manner in recent times.

Issuing a press release on Friday, the Health Ministry said that the infection rate in 22 districts had been increasing in a terrifying way, informed the Health Ministry. These 22 districts include Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Parsa, Bara, Dhanusa, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchowk, Kaski, Dang, Banke, Rupandehi, Palpa, Bardiya, Kapilvastu, Surkhet, Kailali and Kanchanpur.

“A grave situation has already arrived as the health system is not being able to provide beds for the treatment of infected patients,” said the ministry, appealing everyone to stay alert and duly follow all the health safety standards.

“Wearing masks, maintaining physical distance and frequently washing hands are the best way to prevent the infection,” the ministry added.

MoHP said that it was vital to immediately halt crowding in public places and prevent mobility in and outside the nation.