With 1674 new cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed on Saturday Nepal's COVID-19 tally has spiked to 218639.
Professor Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population, said that in 8144 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done across the nation in the last 24 hours, as many as 1674 were found with the novel coronavirus infection.
He said that 2323 persons got over COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and the total recovery is 193325 the recovery rate is 88.42 percent.
As many as 7 people have succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours and with this, the national COVID-19 related death tally has reached 1305. There are 24009 are active cases in the country.