Kathmandu : In the last 24 hours, 26 more people have been infected with the coronavirus in Karnali.
A laboratory test conducted at Surkhet-based State Hospital, Veterinary Disease Research Center and Karnali Institute of Health Sciences Jumla confirmed corona infection in 26 people on Thursday.
Among the added infection are 13 from Surkhet, five from Dailekh, three from Salyan, two from Jajarkot, one each from Mugu and Jumla. Similarly, a person from Kathmandu also contracted corona infection in Karnali, said Dr. Laxminarayan Tiwari, Chief of Health Services Division, Ministry of Social Development Karnali.
At the same time, the number of infected people in Karnali has reached 1,433. On Friday, 28 people were discharged after recovering from corona infection. So far, the number of discharged has reached 720, according to the department.