The tally of coronavirus infection cases has risen to 2,933 in the Sudurpaschim State with the addition of 333 new cases in a day Thursday.
Likewise, the Kailali district of the State witnessed 138 new cases of coronavirus in a day totaling 874 infected in the district. With this, the Kailali district has appeared as the zone with the highest cases of coronavirus infection.
According to In-charge of Health Division of Ministry of Social Development Narendra Singh Karki, as of Thursday Kanchanpur has 351 corona-infected persons, Doti (373), Dadeldhura (230), Bajura (337), Baitadi (236), Bajhang (127), Achham (288) and Darchula (17).
As many as 323 people had tested positive for the deadly virus in Sudurpaschim State in a day based on the swab sample tests carried out in the National Public Health Laboratory, Seti State Hospital, and Bir Hospital.
So far six persons have lost their lives to COVID-19 in the State. The infection rate has abruptly increased in the State of late.