Sudurpaschim, Aug 31
As many as additional 100 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection in the Sudurpaschim State in the past 24 hours.
According to the Health Division under the State Ministry of Social Development, additional 100 suspects were confirmed to have contracted the deadly virus while testing swabs collected in Dhangadhi, Doti district hospital and Dadeldhura hospital.
The infected confirmed on Sunday were from Kailali, Achham, Doti, Darchula and Bajhang districts. With this the number of corona infected people has reached 5,754 including 1,505 women and 4,249 men in Sudurpaschim State alone. As of Sunday, Kailali district has seen a record-high 1,699 coronavirus cases.
As informed daily 1,730 swab samples are being collected in the State. The local administration has enforced restriction in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts to prevent the spread of the virus.