Aug 28, Kathmandu- According to the data of Bagmati Province Health Ministry, the number of infected people is increasing daily in 13 districts of the province. According to the Ministry's information officer Dr. Rabin Bhusal, from Paush 17 to Sunday, Bhadra 10, the number of people infected with dengue in 13 districts of the province has reached 4,001.
In just 27 days since last Shrawan 16, the number of dengue-infected people has increased sharply in 13 districts of Bagmati province. During this period, 2,826 new infected people have been added in 13 districts of the state, while four people have died due to dengue infection. Earlier, during the period of seven months from Paush 17 to Shrawan 15, a total of 862 dengue infections were confirmed in 13 districts of Bagmati Province. Similarly, no one died during this period.
Since Paush 17, the infection has been confirmed in the highest number of 2,591 people in Dhading district of the province. Similarly, 278 people have been infected with dengue in Makwanpur, 194 in Lalitpur, 410 in Kathmandu, 175 in Chitwan and 134 in Bhaktapur. Similarly, dengue infection has been confirmed in 79 people in Nuwakot, 39 in Kavre, 42 in Ramechhap, 27 in Sindhuli, 14 in Sindhupalchok, 12 in Dolakha and 6 in Rasuwa.
Earlier, according to the ministry, in 13 districts of Bagmati Province, 57 in January, 30 in February, 29 in March, 52 in April, 27 in May, and 118 in June, from August 1st to 27th, dengue infection has been confirmed in 4,000 people in the province, while eight hundred and sixty-two people were infected with dengue in July.
Four people lost their lives
Four people have died so far due to dengue infection in Bagmati province. Two in Lalitpur and one each in Dhading and Makwanpur have died of dengue infection, according to the provincial health ministry.
According to Dr. Arjun Prasad Sapkota, Chief of Health Office, Lalitpur, two people have died due to dengue infection.