As many as seven of the 13 local levels in Kavre district have reported zero cases of COVID-19 infection of late.

Mandan Deupur Municipality and Roshi, Bethanchowk, Temal, Khanikhola and Chaurideurali rural municipalities do not have any active COVID-19 cases for now while Banepa Municipality has the highest number with 116 cases.

Meanwhile, Namobuddha Municipality has only one active case in the district.

According to Kavre’s COVID-19 Prevention and Control Command Post, 324 people been confirmed with COVID-19 infection in Kavre so far.

A total 153 patients have already recovered and returned home while 132 are undergoing treatment in different hospitals.

As many as 26 COVID-19 patients are currently in home-isolation and two people have succumbed to the viral infection in the district.

The decline in new cases in Kavre has been attributed to efficient contact tracing and testing. People whose swab samples are collected and sent for test are strictly kept in quarantine until their results arrive.