With 157 new cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed on Friday Nepal's COVID-19 tally has spiked to 270745.
Professor Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of Ministry of Health and Population said that in 3221 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done across the nation in the last 24 hours, as many as 157 were found with the novel coronavirus infection.
He said that 333 persons got over COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and total recovery is 265698 the recovery rate is 98.14 percent.
As many as 5 people have succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours and the total death toll reached to 2025. There are 3022 are active cases in the country.