KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded 17 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Thursday.
All the confirmed cases were tested through RT-PCR method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 1,454 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Out of them 505 swabs were tested through RT-PCR method and 949 through Antigen method.
Currently, there are 30 active cases in the country as one infected patient 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.