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MoHP reports 944 new COVID cases, 0 deaths on Saturday


Nepalnews
2022 Jan 08, 16:38, Kathmandu
Nepal's Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) Sunday reported 1,688 new cases of coronavirus infection.

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) Saturday confirmed the detection of 944 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 831,052. Additionally, 248 persons have 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 Saturday, the nationwide death toll from COVID-19 has reached 11,602. Presently, there are 6,140 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the three districts of Kathmandu valley have recorded 481 cases in the past 24 hours. Kathmandu logged 362 cases, Lalitpur logged 94 cases and Bhaktapur logged 25 cases, as per the data released by the MoHP.

As many as 297 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Saturday , a total of 814,006 people have recovered from the viral disease, the data released by the MoHP showed. Presently, the recovery rate stands at 98 percent while the fatality rate is 1.4 percent.

Earlier, the MoHP confirmed Friday the detection of 572 new cases of coronavirus infection.

As of Saturday , a total of 4,919,776 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Presently, there are 5,631 people staying in isolation while 113 others have been placed in quarantine in the country.

More than 303.864 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus worldwide while at least 5,497,539 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 59 countries where The United States is the new hotspot of COVID-19 facing a daily surge of rapid infections.

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