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COVID-19 update: 355 fresh cases, 389 recoveries reported

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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Nov. 12: With 355 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Friday, the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 816,415.

In 9,134 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 355 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.

Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 42 people in 1,932 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.

Currently, there are 7,498 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 553 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 6,945 patients are placed in home isolation.

Of the active patients, 190 are admitted to the ICU and 57 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.

Meanwhile, 389 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 797,448 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 97.7 per cent.

The MoHP on Friday added three fatalities to the nation's COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,469.