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, 1,574,295 tests through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method have been carried out wherein 10,081 tests have been carried out in the last 24 hours.
At present, there are 1,109 people under quarantine in various facilities across the country. The number of active cases in Nepal is 38,912.
2,569 new cases of the coronavirus infection were registered today taking the national tally to 202,329.
As many as 1,666 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 162,243.
Meanwhile, 26 more fatalities were confirmed by the Ministry today, with which the COVID-19 death tally has now reached 1,174.
As of today, the country has witnessed 202,329 cases of the coronavirus infection while 162,243 people have recovered from the disease. Meanwhile, 1,174 COVID-19 fatalities have been confirmed.