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MoHP reports 301 new cases of COVID-19, 279 recoveries, six fatalities


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Nov. 11: With 301 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Thursday, the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 816,060.

In 9,609 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 301 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 16 people in 3,044 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.

Currently, there are 7,535 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 525 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 7,010 patients are placed in home isolation.

Of the active patients, 188 are admitted to the ICU and 54 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.

Meanwhile, 279 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 797,059 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 97.7 per cent.

The MoHP on Thursday added six fatalities to the nation's COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,466.