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MoHP records 20 new COVID cases on Monday

2022 Jun 20, 20:08, Kathmandu
Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Dec. 14, 2020. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday confirmed the detection of 20 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 979,382. Additionally, 8 people have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the antigen test.

Likewise, the MoHP has recorded 0 new deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The ministry on May 19, 2021, recorded 184 deaths, the highest daily number. As of Monday, the nationwide death toll from COVID-19 has reached 11,952. Presently, there are 120 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the three districts of Kathmandu Valley alone have recorded 17 cases in the past 24 hours. Kathmandu logged 13 cases, Lalitpur 2 and Bhaktapur 2, as per the data released by the MoHP.

As many as 10 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Monday, a total of 967,310 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 Friday, a total of 5,742,963 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Presently, there are 120 people staying in isolation while no one has been placed in quarantine in the country.


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