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Focused COVID-19 Media Monitoring, Nepal (October 5, 2021)

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Situation Report
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EMERGING THEME(S)

  • Nepal reported 812 new COVID-19 infections, 10 fatalities on October 4

  • Impossible to screen everyone for COVID-19 as number of migrant laborers at Nepal-India border points surge, say healthcare workers; Nepalgunj border checkpost has reopened from October 3; Rautahat border checkpost remains closed as India has not given permission yet; shoppers from Biratnagar, Itahari, Dharan throng reopened Jogbani border checkpost

  • 44 out of 354 maternal deaths reported since May 24, 2020 due to COVID-19, but Health Ministry has not placed pregnant, lactating women on priority for COVID-19 vaccine