KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of five new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Monday.
All the five confirmed cases were detected through the RT-PCR method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 972 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Out of those cases, 425 were tested through RT-PCR method and 547 through Antigen method.
Currently, there are 25 active cases in the country as three 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.