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Nepal reports 66 new COVID cases

2022 Sep 30, 15:37, Kathmandu
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The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Friday confirmed the detection of 63 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 999,742. Additionally, 33 people 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 recorded 184 deaths, the highest daily number. As of Friday , the nationwide death toll from COVID-19 has reached 12018. Presently, there are 1004 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the three districts of Kathmandu valley alone have recorded 16 cases in the past 24 hours. Kathmandu logged 16 cases, Lalitpur logged 0 cases and Bhaktapur logged 0 case, as per the data released by the MoHP.

As many as 70 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Friday, a total of 986720 people have recovered from the viral disease, the data released by the MoHP showed. Presently, the recovery rate stands at 98.7 percent while the fatality rate is 1.2 percent.

As of Friday, a total of 5937643 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test.

622,372,853 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus worldwide while at least 6,545,405 people have died from COVID-19, following an outbreak that started in Wuhan, China, in 2019-December.


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