With 171 new cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed on Thursday Nepal's COVID-19 tally has spiked to 271602.
Professor Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of Ministry of Health and Population said that in 3878 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done across the nation in the last 24 hours, as many as 171 were found with the novel coronavirus infection.
He said that 227 persons got over COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and total recovery is 267292 the recovery rate is 98.41percent.
As many as 2 people have succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours and the total death toll reached to 2033. There are 2277 are active cases in the country.