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Nepal detects 8 new COVID cases

2022 Oct 08, 18:57,
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The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Saturday confirmed the detection of 8 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 999,866. Additionally, 2 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 Saturday, the nationwide death toll from COVID-19 has reached 12,018. Presently, there are 573 active cases in Nepal.

As many as 61 patients with COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Saturday, a total of 987,275 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 Wednesday, a total of 5,941,481 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test.


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