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MoHP records 15 new COVID cases, 0 deaths on Thursday

2022 Apr 28, 16:34, KAthmandu
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The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Thursday confirmed the detection of 15 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 978,793. No person has tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the antigen test.

Likewise, the MoHP has recorded 0 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The ministry on May 19, 2021, recorded 184 deaths, the highest daily number. As of Thursday, the nationwide death toll from COVID-19 has reached 11,951. Presently, there are 249 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the three districts of Kathmandu Valley alone have recorded 10 cases in the past 24 hours. Kathmandu logged 9 cases, Lalitpur 1 and Bhaktapur 0, as per the data released by the MoHP.

As many as 18 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Thursday, a total of 966,593 people have recovered from the viral disease, the data released by the MoHP showed. Presently, the recovery rate stands at 98.8 percent while the fatality rate is 1.2 percent.

As of Wednesday, a total of 5,633,459 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Presently, there are 249 people staying in isolation while 106 others have been placed in quarantine in the country.


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