Hospitals in Nepal are losing their beds and the supply of vaccines is declining as India’s massive cholera epidemic spreads across the border into neighboring countries.
Nepal Health Ministry Friday Issued a statement The state of the coronavirus in the country has become “unbearable.”
The number of infections is increasing due to the health system He could not resist And it is already possible to get hospital beds, ”the statement said.
according to The New York Times, Nepal on Friday reported 5,657 new cholera infections, the highest number in South Asia since October.
The outbreak in Nepal marked the first time Saturday that more than 400,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported in India, citing migrant workers who had returned home in recent weeks.
More than a third of coronavirus tests are on the rise in Nepal, and authorities are urging Nepali patients with minor symptoms to stay home to reduce the number of hospitals, the Times reported.
The supply of 1 million doses of Astrazeneca vaccine to India has also been disrupted by the outbreak in India.
Nepal has signed an agreement with the Indian Serum Institute for an additional 2 million doses, but only 380,000 of the estimated 1.7 million vaccinated by Saturday received their second vaccine, the Times reported.
Among the highest records in India He introduced coronavirus vaccines for all adults on Saturday.
The country has so far failed to make the vaccine available to about 1.4 billion people.
The Associated Press reported on Saturday that private hospitals paid around $ 3, or $ 250, for government ammunition. However, this may change as prices are determined by vaccine companies.
America It was announced on Friday She was sending a senior diplomat to help India better cope with the rapid growth. BID management He also announced that he would block most trips Starting Tuesday in India.
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