Kathmandu Valley Recorded 224 New Cases Of COVID-19

Kathmandu Valley Recorded 224 New Cases Of COVID-19

Aug. 24, 2020, 4:49 p.m.

Professor Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP). has confirmed 22 4new cases of COVID-19 today in Kathmandu Valley.

Of the new cases of COVID-19, 177 were detected in Kathmandu, 14 were detected in Bhaktapur and 33 were detected in Lalitpur.

The new cases were detected in Ilam 1, Udayapur 1, Okhaldunga 2, Khotang 1, Jhapa 5, Dhankuta 2, Morang 31, Sankhuwasabha 2, Sunsari 23, Dhanusa 5, Parsa 34, Bara 94, Rautahat 5, Saptari 15, Sarlahi 8, Siraha 10, Kavre 5, Chitwan 32, Dolakha 1, Dhading 2, Makwanpur 18, Ramechhap 2, Sindhupalchowk 5, Kaski 2, Gorkha 1, Tanahun 3, Nawalparasi (East) 5, Myagdi 1, Baglung 2, Syangja 1, Argakhanchi 1, Kapilvastu 9, Gulmi 4, Nawalparasi 5, Palpa 2, Bardiya 1, Banke 8, Rupandehi 6, Rolpa 2, Kalikot 3, Jajarkot 19, Rukum (West) 18, Surkhet 11, Kanchanpur 19, Kailali 79, Dadeldhura 4, Darchula 1, Bajura 1 and Baitadi 2.

Moreover, some 743 cases of virus infection were recorded across the nation on Monday, taking the national tally to 32,678 including 18,806 cases of recovery and 157 death cases.

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He said that in 10,234 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testes done in the last 24 hours, as many as 743 persons, 497 males and 246 females were found with the virus infection/

He also said that 175 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in various health facilities across the nation were discharged in the last 24 hours after recovering from the virus infection. The recovery rate now stands 58 at per cent.

Professor Dr. Gutam disclosed that there are 13,715 active cases of COVID-19 of which 9,154 patients are in institutional isolation and 4,561 are in home isolation. Some 11,275 persons, mostly who had returned from abroad, are placed in quarantine.

Of the active virus patients, 138 are admitted to ICU and 15 are receiving treatment in ventilator facility. With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 32, 678 including 18,806 cases of recovery and 157 death cases.

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