This week saw a decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases. The Ministry of Health and Population announced at a news conference on Sunday that COVID-19 instances have dropped this week.
According to Dr. Archana Shrestha, an epidemiologist, the rate of COVID-19 has fallen by 5.7 percent this week compared to the previous week.
In the previous 24 hours, there have been 7,914 new cases reported. This figure is lower than the one from Saturday. On Saturday, the Health Ministry reported 8,980 cases.
According to Shrestha, the number of cases has reduced in Bagmati, Gandaki, and Lumbini, but it has increased in Pradesh 1, Pradesh 2, Karnali, and Lumbini Pradesh.
COVID-19 incidences decreased by 16.31 percent in Bagmati, 10.87 percent in Gandaki, and 19.1 percent in Lumbini. However, the number of COVID-19 cases increased by 105.1 percent in Pradesh 2, 26.8 percent in Pradesh 1, 29.1 percent in Karnali, and 9.6 percent in Sudurpaschim.
According to her, the death rate from COVID-19 is 1.31 percent this year, up from 0.75 percent the prior year.
Ten districts, according to Dr. Krishna Prasad Paudel, director of the Epidemiology and Infectious Disease and Control Division, are at high risk of COVID-19 infections.
Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Banke, Rupandehi, Morang, Kaski, Kailali, Dang, and Chitwan are among them.