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COVID-19 update: 569 fresh cases, 622 recoveries reported



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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Oct. 25: With 569 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Tuesday, the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 810,298.

In 9,771 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 569 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 97 people in 2,249 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.

Currently, there are 10,296 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 784 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 9,512 patients are placed in home isolation.

Of the active patients, 252 are admitted to the ICU and 80 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.

Meanwhile, 622 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 788,630 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 97.3 per cent.

The MoHP on Tuesday added 11 fatalities to the nation's COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,372.