KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Health Ministry, in its regular press briefing, shared the latest updates on coronavirus contagion from across the country, and government’s response to the health crisis.
Till date, 1,737,747 tests through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method have been carried out wherein 9,911 tests were performed in the last 24 hours.
At present, there are 535 people under quarantine in various facilities across the country. The number of active cases in Nepal is 17,423.
1,474 new cases of the coronavirus infection were registered today taking the national tally to 233,452.
As many as 1,474 persons earlier diagnosed with the disease have tested negative in the last 24 hours. With the recent addition, the national COVID-19 recovery tally has now reached 233,452.
Meanwhile, 29 more fatalities were confirmed by the Ministry today, with which the country’s COVID-19 death tally has now reached 1,508.
As of today, the country has witnessed 233,452 cases of the coronavirus infection while 214,521 people have recovered from the disease. Meanwhile, 1,508 COVID-19 fatalities have been confirmed.