Kathmandu : In the last 24 hours, 14 people have been infected with coronavirus (Covid-19) in Karnali.
Tests at the Surkhet based State Hospital, Veterinary Disease Research Laboratory, Karnali Institute of Health Sciences Jumla and Dailekh Hospital confirmed the infection in 14 more people on Tuesday.
Among the newly infected people are 12 from Surkhe and two from Salyan, said Dr. Laxminarayan Tiwari, Chief of Health Services Division, Ministry of Social Development. At the same time, the number of corona cases in Karnali has reached 1,530.
Corona infection has been confirmed in three persons of Birendranagar municipality of Surkhet, three persons of Bheriganga municipality, one person of Barahatal village municipality and five persons of Gurbhakot municipality, according to the Health Division.
Another 28 corona infected people were discharged in Karnali on Tuesday. At the same time, the number of discharges in the Province has reached 1,275. Six corona infected people have died in Karnali while 249 people are in isolation.