With 2933 new cases of the novel coronavirus infection confirmed on Saturday, The national COVID-19 caseload has surged to 176500.
Professor Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population, said that in 13446 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours 2933persons were found to have been infected with SARS-CoV-2.
According to the MoHP, 3150 persons got over COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and total recovery is 137992. As many as 24 people have succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours and with this, the national COVID-19 related death tally has reached 984.
He said that out of the total infections, 37524 are active cases in the country. Of them, 30924 are in home isolation and 6600 are in institutional isolation and 30986 are in home isolation. According to the MoHP, 3150 persons got over COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and total recovery is 137992 the recovery rate is 77.7 percent.
There are 347 are in ICU and 76 persons in a ventilator across Nepal. There are 2119persons who mostly returned from abroad are in quarantine.