KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of 38 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Wednesday.
Of the confirmed cases, 31 were detected through the RT-PCR method and 07 through the Antigen method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 2,818 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Of them, 1,284 samples were tested through RT-PCR and 1,534 through the Antigen method.
Currently, there are 1,122 active cases in the country as 52 infected patients recovered in the past 24 hours.
One more coronavirus-related death was recorded in the past 24 hours, and the COVID-19 death toll stands at 12,018 to date.