With 25 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Thursday the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 999,712
According to Ministry of Health and Population, in 1307 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 25 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Likewise, in 1371 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours 20 cases are detected positive.
Currently, there are 1077 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation while 1041 patients are placed in home isolation and 36 are admitted to hospitals. Out of them 9 are in ICU.
Meanwhile,70 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 986,617 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 98.7 per cent.
The MoHP on Thursday reported no COVID-19 related fatalities to the nation's COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 12,018.