KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of nine new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Wednesday.
All nine confirmed cases were detected through the RT-PCR method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 1,683 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Of the confirmed cases, 803 were tested through RT-PCR method and 880 through Antigen method.
Currently, there are 72 active cases in the country as 16 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.