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MoHP reports 3,703 new COVID cases, 4 deaths on Saturday

2022 Jan 15, 16:44, Kathmandu

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Saturday confirmed the detection of 3,703 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 849,204. Additionally, 933 persons have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the antigen test.

Likewise, the MoHP has recorded 4 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The ministry on May 19 recorded 184 deaths, the highest daily number. As of Saturday, the nationwide death toll from COVID-19 has reached 11,617. Presently, there are 21,584 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the three districts of Kathmandu valley have recorded 2,607 cases in the past 24 hours. Kathmandu logged 1,591 cases, Lalitpur logged 486 cases and Bhaktapur logged 142 cases, as per the data released by the MoHP.

As many as 350 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Saturday, a total of 816,003 people have recovered from the viral disease, the data released by the MoHP showed. Presently, the recovery rate stands at 96.1 per cent while the fatality rate is 1.4 per cent.

Earlier, the MoHP Friday confirmed the detection of 5,087 new cases of coronavirus infection.

As of Saturday, a total of 4,991,672 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Presently, there are 21,584 people staying in isolation while 126 others have been placed in quarantine in the country.

More than 320.96 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus worldwide while at least 5,539,206 people have died from COVID-19, following an outbreak that started in Wuhan, China, in 2019-December, COVID-19 Global tracker data shown by Reuters. It has been reported that COVID-19 infections are still rising in 132 countries where The United States is the new hotspot of COVID-19 facing a daily surge of rapid infections.


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