Sunday, 24 January, 2021

COVID-19 update: Tally climbs to 24,957 with 525 new cases


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Aug. 13: The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed 525 new cases of COVID-19 today.

In 9,859 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 525 persons were found with the virus infection, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

The new cases were detected in Dhanusa, Sunsari, Udayapur, Jhapa, Morang, Parsa, Ilam, Mahottari, Rautahat, Siraha, Saptari, Bara, Parsa, Kathmandu, Nuwakot, Rautahat, Sarlahi, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Ramechhap, Sindhuli, Kavrepalanchowk, Dolakha, Surkhet, Bhaktapur, Kapilvastu, Kaski, Nawalparasi (East), Tanahun, Pyuthan, Rupandehi, Dang, Banke, Bardiya, Palpa, Nawalparasi (West), Baitadi and Doti.

Meanwhile, 109 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in various health facilities across the nation were discharged in the last 24 hours after recovering from the virus infection.

Currently, there are 8,025 active cases of COVID-19, 14,769 are in quarantine and 466 are in-home quarantine across the nation.

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 24,957 including 16,837 cases of recovery and 95 death cases.

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