KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population has reported 884 new cases of coronavirus infection on Saturday, taking the nationwide Covid-19 count to 37,340.
Of the newly infected persons, 242 are females while 652 are males. The new infections were confirmed after testing 10,171 specimens through PCR method in the last 24 hours. A total of 661,623 PCR tests have been carried out in Nepal till date.
Among the new cases, 186 have been reported from within Kathmandu Valley.
Following recovery from the disease, a total of 20,555 people have been discharged from health facilities across the country so far. In the past day, 313 recoveries were recorded in Nepal.