With 39 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Wednesday the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 999,394
According to Ministry of Health and Population, in 1097 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 39 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Likewise, in 2350 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours 42 cases are detected positive.
Currently, there are 1483 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation while 1429 patients are placed in home isolation and 54are admitted to hospitals. Out of them 16 are in ICU.
Meanwhile,175 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 985,895 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 98.6 per cent.
The MoHP on Wednesday reported no COVID-19 related fatalities to the nation's COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 12,016.