KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of 16 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Saturday.
Of the confirmed cases, 10 cases were detected through the RT-PCR method and six through Antigen method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 1,276 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Out of the total samples, 449 were tested through RT-PCR and 827 through Antigen method.
Currently, there are 562 active cases in the country as 17 infected patients recovered in the past 24 hours.
No coronavirus-related death was recorded in the past 24 hours, and the COVID-19 death toll stands at 12,019 to date.