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1,405 COVID-19 recoveries, 574 new cases in 24 hours



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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Oct. 3: With 574 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Sunday, the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 797,192.

In 7,070 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of persons 574 were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) through its regular update.

Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 105 people in 3,850 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.

Currently, there are 16,804 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 1,270 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 15,534  patients are placed in home isolation. Currently, 252 people are placed in quarantine.

Of the active patients, 337 are admitted to the ICU and 104 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.

Meanwhile, 1,405 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in institutional isolation or staying in home isolation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has now recorded 769,224 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 96.5 per cent.

The Health Ministry on Sunday added seven fatalities to the nation's COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,164.