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January 18, 2022

Covid-19 infection surpasses 10,000 in one day, mass meeting banned until Feb 12 

Kathmandu. Corona infection has been confirmed in 10 258 people in the last 24 hours. This is the highest number of confirmed corona infections in Nepal in a single day.

Earlier, the infection was confirmed in 9483 people. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 22,828 people were tested across the country.

The PCR test of 17872 people confirmed the infection in 8730 and the antigen test of 10 258 people confirmed the infection in 1528 people.

In the last 24 hours, 562 people have been infected and one has died. Currently, 39,044 people are actively infected across the country.

Mass Meetings banned until Feb 12

In view of the growing risk of Covid-19 infection, all the three district administration offices in the Kathmandu Valley have banned all mass activities except the regular worship and prayers at religious places and also banned public meetings, processions, gatherings, and other activities until Feb 12.

The Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur District Administration Offices have issued separate orders to curb congestion activities with effect from midnight on Tuesday until Feb 12 to contain the new variant of Covid-19.

As per the order, activities like seminars, reviews, meetings should be done through a virtual medium and only 25 people should be present for the physical presence by adopting all kinds of safety protocols.

Likewise, it has been mentioned in the order that compulsory vaccination cards should be shown in public places from January 22. Public transport will not be allowed to carry more passengers than the seating capacity, and passengers without masks should be provided masks at Rs 5.

In order to get public service, proof of vaccination should be presented in the seminar, and a review meeting if done in physical presence.

Vaccination cards have also been made mandatory for access to public services, stadiums, hotels, and restaurants. It is mentioned in the order issued by the local administration that the photo of the vaccine card can be shown on the mobile phone as and when asked for.

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