With 96 new cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed on Friday Nepal's COVID-19 tally has spiked to 273263
Professor Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population said that in 2931 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done across the nation in the last 24 hours, as many as 97 were found with the novel coronavirus infection.
He said that 114 persons got over COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and the total recovery is 269619 the recovery rate is 98.67 percent.
There were 3 deaths from the virus in the last 24 hours and the total death toll reached 2061. There are 1589 are active cases in the country.