Kathmandu, September 22
Nepal on Tuesday registered 1,356 new coronavirus instances, taking the nation’s COVID-19 tally to 66,632, the Health Ministry mentioned.
The demise toll reached 429 with two extra fatalities, Dr Jageshwar Gautam, spokesperson for the Health Ministry, mentioned throughout a digital press convention.
He mentioned that 1,356 COVID-19 instances have been detected within the final 24 hours whereas conducting 11,154 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) checks at varied labs throughout the nation.
The Kathmandu Valley, which has emerged because the nation’s new hotspot, recorded 647 new instances up to now 24 hours, he mentioned.
So far, 48,061 individuals who have been earlier contaminated with the virus have recovered, he mentioned.
There are at the moment 18,142 energetic sufferers present process remedy at varied isolation centres.
Morang, Siraha, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Makwanpur, Chitwan and Rupandehi districts have greater than 500 energetic instances of COVID-19 whereas Solukhumbu, Rasuwa, Mustang, Mygadi, Dolpa, Mugu and Humla districts have been declared corona-free districts. PTI