KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of five new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Saturday.
All the five confirmed cases were detected through the RT-PCR method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 1,229 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Out of those cases, 546 were tested through RT-PCR method and 683 through Antigen method.
Currently, there are 29 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.