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Nepal reports 848 new COVID cases with 1 death

2022 Aug 16, 17:28, kathmandu
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The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Tuesday confirmed the detection of 848 new cases of coronavirus infection. Out of which, 449 people have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the antigen test. With this, the total positive COVID count has reached 147,822 (Antigen).

Likewise, the MoHP has recorded 1 death from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The ministry on May 19, 2021, recorded 184 deaths, the highest daily number. As of Tuesday, the nationwide death toll from COVID has reached 11,990. Presently, there are 5259 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, 526 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Tuesday, a total of 976,609 people have recovered from the viral disease, the data released by the MoHP showed. Presently, the recovery rate stands at 98.3 percent while the fatality rate is 1.2 percent.


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