The corona virus situation in Nepal, positive daily incidence rate increased to 47%, according to British media, Nepal is facing major human catastrophe like India due to the increase in corona cases.
The country’s death toll now stands at 3,529, Kathmandu Post reported
Nepal record 9,070 COVID-19 cases on Thursday 6 May, as the second wave of the pandemic seen in India has now crossed the border to many parts of Nepal. Positivity rate in is now up drastically from just 2% in March, and hospitals are reporting severe shortages of beds and oxygen supplies.
According to British media reports, the situation in Cod-19 in Nepal could be worse than that of neighboring India.
Thousands of Nepalese migrants from India have reported the largest increase in cases in UP-linked border areas.
Netra Prasad Timsina, the chair of the Nepal Red Cross, said: “What is happening in India right now is a horrifying preview of Nepal’s future if we cannot contain this latest Covid surge that is claiming more lives by the minute.”
The female soldiers are deployed for the first time as the nation tries to manage the number of bodies of COVID-19 victims.
Following warnings by health officials earlier this week that the country was on the brink of losing control of its outbreak, Nepal has appealed for urgent international help, British media reported.
Alexander Mathews, Asia Pacific director of the Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, said that we need to act swiftly to create any hope of overcoming this catastrophe.
President of the Red Cross of Nepal has said that what is happening in India right now is a frightening scenario for Nepal’s future.