KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of 53 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Monday.
Of the confirmed cases, 39 were detected through the RT-PCR method and 14 through the Antigen method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 2,624 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Of them, 825 samples were tested through RT-PCR and 1,799 through the Antigen method.
Currently, there are 1,178 active cases in the country as 84 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 12,017 to date.