Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 757 with 18 new fatalities

Khabarhub

October 19, 2020

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Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 757 with 18 new fatalities
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KATHMANDU: A total of 18 people died of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the coronavirus death toll has reached 757 as of Monday afternoon with the new deaths.

Meanwhile, Nepal has recorded as many as 3,790 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, with the recent data, the total number of cases reached 136,036 in the country as of Monday afternoon.

Ministry’s Spokesperson Dr. Jageshwor said that altogether 15,714 sample tests were conducted across the country in the past 24 hours.

According to Dr. Gautam, 2,335 individuals got discharged from the hospitals in the past 24 hours while the number of people winning the battle against the virus reached 94,501 in the country.

Nepal’s recovery rate stands at 69.5 percent, he added.

Nepal currently has 40,778 active cases, he said.

Dr. Gautam stated that a total of 13,851 people are in institutional isolation and 26,927 others are in home isolation facilities.

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