The Latest Update of the corona infection in Qatar

According to information released today by the Ministry of Public Health of the Government of Qatar, details of Corona virus (Covid-19) in Qatar are as follows:

  • Health inspected number: 58,328 (1947 people in last 24 hours)
  • Number of infected identified: 4,663 (560 people in last 24 hours)
  • Healthcare numbers: 4,192 people.
  • Total recovery: 464 (49 within last 24 hours)
  • The number of deaths so far from COVID-19: 7 nos 

This information has been updated on the Facebook page by the Nepalese Embassy in Qatar.


News of NEPAL: 

14 cases positive for COVID-19 reported on a single day

Kathmandu, April 17 (RSS):

For the first time since the test of coronavirus in the country, 14 cases positive to COVID-19 have been reported on a day lone on Friday. Co-Spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr Samir Adhikari, confirmed that 12 persons were tested positive for coronavirus from Udayapur and two from Chitwan.

It is the first time such large number of infected founded with the test. Earlier, positive cases were reported irregularly. With this, the total number of infected has reached 30 in Nepal. The first case was reported on January 23.

Two infected persons identified last time were from Suncity Apartments of Pepsikola, Kathmandu.

The Co-Spokesperson Dr Adhikari further said all of those from Udayapur were males and staying at Nuri mosque. Similarly, those from Chitwan are from same family- mother and son. With the additional 14 positive cases, contract tracing has been intensified.

The twelve COVID-19 males rage from the age between 20 to 40. Similarly, Bharatpur Hospital’s Chairman Dr Bhojraj Adhikari shared that 63-year-old woman and her 27-year-old son from Brahmanagar of Rapti municipality-8 in Chitwan district had contracted the infection. Both of them had arrived Nepal from the UK in mid-March via Qatar Airways. Rapid diagnostic test (RDT) was conducted on both the mother and son duo on Wednesday. They were currently in isolation ward of the Bharatpur Hospital.Nasal and throat swabs of both were sent to Kathmandu after conducting COVID-19 test on them twice on Thursday.

A high alertness has been maintained in the district after these two cases of COVID-19 were reported in the district. Chief District Officer of Chitwan Narayan Prasad Bhattarai shared that all those having come in contact of the mother and son since their arrival to the district would be tracked and kept in isolation.