KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of 953 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 790 persons tested positive for COVID-19 through the RT-PCR method while 163 tested positive through the Antigen method.
According to the Ministry, 198 persons in Kathmandu, 73 in Lalitpur, and 40 in Bhaktapur have been tested positive for COVID-19, making the Kathmandu valley’s fresh coronavirus cases 311 in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry, 6 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, 1,371 persons have returned home after a complete health recovery from COVID-19.