KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded 16 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Sunday.
All the confirmed cases were tested through RT-PCR method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 921 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Out of them 279 swabs were tested through RT-PCR method and 642 through Antigen method.
Currently, there are 42 active cases in the country as two 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.