Nepal nears 10k daily cases
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Kathmandu, May 7 -- Nepal is very close to hitting that ominous mark of 10K new cases a day with 9,196 positive RT PCR and RDT tests on Friday, bringing the total active infections across the country to 78,629. There were additional 50 deaths in the last 24 hours.
At the current rate of replication of the virus, theHealth Ministry's projectionsof the second wave peaking at 15,000 new cases a day by July will fall modest, and soon. It is now evident that the second wave is sweeping Nepalfaster than most parts of Indiaand the world at 211 cases per 1 million population.
Meanwhile, according to the Federation of Nepalese Journalists, 91 reporters working in 25 different media houses have rested positive for coronavirus disease, as of Thurs...
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