1,911 diagnosed COVID-19 positive in last 24 hours, Nepal’s caseload reaches 79,728

Khabarhub

October 1, 2020

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1,911 diagnosed COVID-19 positive in last 24 hours, Nepal’s caseload reaches 79,728
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KATHMANDU: A total of 1,911 new cases of coronavirus has been confirmed across the nation in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of coronavirus infections has reached 79,728.

In a regular press briefing today at the Ministry of Health and Population, Spokesperson Dr. Jageshwor Gautam said that the new number of coronavirus cases was confirmed in 12,444 PCR tests carried out in the last 24 hours.

A total of 1,033,947 PCR tests have been carried out so far.

On the occasion, it was shared that a total of 961 people returned home after recovery from coronavirus in the last 24 hours. With this, the number of people discharged after recovery has reached 57,389. The recovery percentage as of today is 71.9 percent.

The Kathmandu Valley recorded 943 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.

Nepal currently has 21,830 active cases.

Spokesperson Dr. Gautam added that a total of 11,069 people are in home isolation, 10,761 people in institutional isolation and 5,077 in quarantine facilities.

A total of 220 coronavirus-infected people are receiving treatment in ICU and 25 with the help of a ventilator, according to the Ministry.

According to the Ministry of Health, 20 persons are undergoing treatment in ICU in Province 1, 18 in Province 2, 108 in Bagmati Province, six in Gandaki Province, 52 in Province 5, 15 in Karnali Province and one in Sudurpaschim Province.

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health Dr. Gautam also said that three in Province 1, 19 in Bagmati and three in Province 5 are on the ventilator support.

A total of 11 people lost their lives from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of people who have died from the coronavirus has reached 509 so far.

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