With 419 new cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed on Saturday Nepal's COVID-19 tally has spiked to 261438.
Professor Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of Ministry of Health and Population said that in 5000 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done across the nation in the last 24 hours, as many as 419 were found with the novel coronavirus infection.
He said that 750 persons got over COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and total recovery is 253857 the recovery rate is 97.1 percent.
As many as 6 people have succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours and with this, the national COVID-19 related death tally has reached 1870. There are 5711 are active cases in the country.