KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded two new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Saturday.
All the confirmed cases were detected through the RT-PCR method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 1,496 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Out of them, eight were tested through RT-PCR method and 1,488 through Antigen method.
Currently, there are 19 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.