KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded 899 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population. Of the new cases, 303 are women and 596 men.
With the fresh cases, Nepal’s caseload has reached 39,460.
Similarly, coronavirus has been confirmed on 298 people in Kathmandu Valley in the last 24 hour.
Spokesperson of the Ministry Prof. Dr Jageshwor Gautam said in a regular press briefing that 11,129 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. A total of 693,472 PCR tests were carried out so far, Dr Gautam added.
One in Okhaldhunga, one in Khotang, five in Jhapa, 19 in Morang, nine in Sankhuwasabha and 25 in Sunsari in Province 1 have been found infected.
According to Dr. Gautam, 31 people from Dhanusha, 34 from Parsa, 23 from Bara, six from Mahottari, one from Rautahat, 22 from Saptari, 103 from Sarlahi and five from Siraha of Province 2 have been confirmed coronavirus positive.
Similarly, 190 people from Kathmandu, 13 from Kavre, 71 from Chitwan, two from Dolakha, one from Dhading, 41 from Bhaktapur, 41 from Makwanpur, two from Ramechhap, 67 from Lalitpur, one from Sindhupalchowk and seven from Sindhuli in Bagmati Province have been diagnosed coronavirus positive.
As many as three persons from Kaski, 13 persons from Gorkha, 26 persons from Tanahun, four persons from Nawalparasi East, two persons from Lamjung and four persons from Baglung in Gandaki Province have contracted the coronavirus.
Likewise, the infection has been confirmed in two persons from Arghakhanchi, one from Kapilvastu, three from Nawalparasi, one from Palpa, two from Bardiya, 14 from Banke and 11 from Rupandehi in Province 5.
Similarly, one person from Jumla and 38 people from Surkhet in Karnali Province have been confirmed to be coronavirus positive.
The total number of active coronavirus cases is 17,822 across the nation so far. There are 10,701 people are in the institutional isolation facilities while 7,121 individuals are in home isolation.
Likewise, 7,337 people are in quarantine facilities and 588 individuals returned home after complete recovery in the last 24 hours. With this, the number of people discharged after recovery reached 21,410.
Meanwhile, seven succumbed to the pandemic in the last 24 hours.
According to the Ministry, altogether 228 people lost their lives from coronavirus infection so far.