Nepal Confirms 2638 New COVID-19 Cases, Tally Reaches To 117996

Nepal Confirms 2638 New COVID-19 Cases, Tally Reaches To 117996

Oct. 14, 2020, 4:34 p.m.

Professor Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), confirmed 2638 New COVID-19 Cases. With this, the total cases reach 117996

He said that in 13947 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 2638 persons were found to have been infected with SARS-CoV-2," informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in the regular press briefing today.

He also said that some 2174 COVID-19 patients, either receiving treatment at various health facilities or staying in home isolation, recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has now registered 78,780 cases of recoveries and the recovery rate is at 68.8 percent.

Press Briefing on COVID-19 Ministry of Health and Population-Nepal 2077.06.28

Press Briefing on COVID-19 Ministry of Health and Population-Nepal 2077.06.28

Posted by Ministry of Health and Population-Nepal on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

He said there are 36387 active cases of COVID-19 of which, 14819 patients are receiving treatment in institutional isolation and 20,867 are in home isolation. Some 4,666 people are currently placed in quarantine centers across the nation.

Of the active patients, 305 are admitted to the ICU and 70 are receiving treatment with ventilator facility.

Furthermore, 12 patients receiving treatment at various health facilities across the nation succumbed to the novel coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal's COVID-19 death toll has now reached 675.

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