482 new COVID-19 cases confirmed: Death toll hits 30
Four hundred eighty two new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed across the country on Wednesday alone. With this, the number of coronavirus infection people has reached 14,046 (12,272 men and 1,774 women).
The confirmed cases on Wednesday included 365 men and 117 women, said Dr Jageshwor Gautam, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population at a regular press conference here.
So far, 4,656 infected people were discharged from health institutions across the country after being cured, he said, adding that of the infected, 2,071 children below 18 years of age have got infected with the coronavirus, most of them came from Indian cities along with their parents. Likewise, 175 coronavirus confirmed on children below 9 years are from Sudurpaschim State.
A 45-year-old man of Ramaroshan rural municipality-5 in Achham district died from the virus at Bayalpata hospital today, said Dr Gautam.
The deceased was admitted to the hospital on June 27 after suffering from respiratory problems. With this, the death toll has hit 30. —