23 coronavirus infected persons in serious health in Banke
Kathmandu : The health condition of 23 people infected with coronavirus, who are under treatment at two Corona Special Isolation facilities in Banke, is said to be serious. Among them, 16 are being treated Bheri Hospital Nepalgunj and seven are under treatment at Teaching Hospital Kohalpur, District Health Office Banke’s resource person Naresh Shrestha said.
According to Shrestha, of the serious cases, one is kept on ventilator support while 22 are being treated in intensive care unit.
Altogether, 86 COVID-19 patients are being treated in Banke district. Fifty-two are receiving treatment in Bheri Hospital’s isolation and 34 infected are treated at Teaching Hospital Kohalpur’s isolation. Among them, 23 are serious, 41 are in moderate health condition and 22 are in normal health.
One hundred and seventy-seven infected persons are in home isolation in the district. Thirty infected persons have succumbed to the virus so far in the district. Three thousand and forty persons are infected in the district so far and 2,712 have recovered. Two hundred and ninety-eight persons are active infection cases, Shrestha said.