Pokhara, Sept 8
Eleven new cases of coronavirus infection were recorded in the past 24 hours in Gandaki State, the Gandaki State Health Directorate shared today.
With this, the total cases in Gandaki reached 2,612 out of 52,525 PCR tests were conducted so far. Director at the Directorate Dr Binod Bindu Sharma shared that five cases were recorded in Pokhara Metropolitan City while six others were from Nawalparasi East.
All infected ones from Nawalparasi East have been kept in isolation centers and preparations for the same are ongoing for those infected in Kaski, the Directorate said. Likewise, the number of active cases in the State is 807 while 1,785 have returned home after complete recovery from the virus.
Dr Sharma, who is also the spokesperson of Gandaki State Corona Prevention and Control Programme, added that 20 persons lost their lives in the State from COVID-19 so far.