KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of eight new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Saturday.
Out of the confirmed cases, five were detected through the RT-PCR method and three through the Antigen method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 1,969 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours. Of them, 1,119 samples were tested through RT-PCR and 850 through the Antigen method.
No person died due to coronavirus in the past 24 hours. The COVID-19 death toll in the country stands at 11,952 to date.
Currently, there are 114 active cases in the country as 15 infected patients recovered in the past 24 hours.