KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of nine new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Friday.
All the nine confirmed cases were detected through the RT-PCR method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 1,377 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Out of those cases, 643 were tested through RT-PCR method and 734 through Antigen method.
Currently, there are 28 active cases in the country as four 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 12,020 to date.