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Nepal’s COVID-19 tally reaches 52 as Biratnagar reports 1 new case


26 April 2020  

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KATHMANDU: Nepal’s COVID-19 tally has reached 52 on Sunday after one fresh case reported in Biratnagar.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the newly-infected person is a 50-year-old from Jhapa.

Earlier on Sunday morning, two people were reported to infected with coronavirus in Birgunj.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, those two persons were aged around 50 years. Their swab samples were tested at the Kathmandu-based National Public Health Laboratory.

Their swab samples were tested at the Kathmandu-based National Public Health Laboratory.

Joint Spokesperson at the Ministry, Dr. Samir Kumar Adhikari said that both have been put in isolation at the hospital. Both are in normal health conditions, Dr. Adhikari said in a statement.

A total of 16 persons have been discharged across Nepal so far.

Nepal has tested over 49,000 samples for coronavirus so far. A total of 9,668 samples have been tested through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method and 39,670 through Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kits.

Some 14,731 people are in quarantine till Sunday afternoon and a total of 87 people have been isolated with three in Kathmandu Valley and 84 outside the Valley.

Publish Date : 26 April 2020 18:08 PM

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