With 36 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Thursday the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 979,694
According to Ministry of Health and Population, in 1532 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 36 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Likewise, in 1166 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours 19 cases are detected positive.
Currently, there are 280 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation while 274 patients are placed in home isolation and 6 are admitted to hospitals. Out of them 3 are in ICU...
Meanwhile, 17 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in institutional isolation or staying in home isolation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has now recorded 967426 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 98.5 per cent.
The MoHP on Wednesday reported no COVID-19 related fatalities to the nation's COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,952.