With 159 new cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed on Monday Nepal's COVID-19 tally has spiked to 271118.
Professor Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of Ministry of Health and Population said that in 4145Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done across the nation in the last 24 hours, as many as 159 were found with the novel coronavirus infection.
He said that 264 persons got over COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and total recovery is 266600 the recovery rate is 98.33 percent.
As many as 0 people have succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours and the total death toll reached to 2029. There are 2489 are active cases in the country.