COVID-19 Update: Nepal Confirms 4364 New COVID-19 Cases, A Record In Single Day And Tally Reaches 98617

COVID-19 Update: Nepal Confirms 4364 New COVID-19 Cases, A Record In Single Day And Tally Reaches 98617

Oct. 8, 2020, 4:28 p.m.

Professor Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), confirmed 4364 New COVID-19 Cases. With this, the total cases reach 98617. This is a record in single day since January.

He said that in 18473 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 4364persons were found with the novel coronavirus infection.

He also said that some 2675 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment at various health facilities across the nation were discharged in the last 24 hours after recovering from the virus infection. The recovery rate now stands at 72.9 percent.

Press Briefing on COVID-19 Ministry of Health and Population-Nepal 2077.06.22 #COVID-19

Press Briefing on COVID-19 Ministry of Health and Population-Nepal 2077.06.22

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Currently, there are 26684 active cases of COVID-19 19 of which, 11,717 patients are in institutional isolation and 14,967 are in home isolation. Some 4460 persons, mostly those who had returned from abroad, are placed in quarantine.

Of the active patients, 235 are admitted to the ICU and 42 are receiving treatment with the ventilator facility.

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 98,617 including 71,343 cases of recovery and 590 death cases.

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