Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

1,318 COVID-19 recoveries, 904 new infections in 24 hours

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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Sept. 28: With 904 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Tuesday, the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 793,271.

In 11,672 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 904 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Tuesday through its regular update.

Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 254 people in 2,331 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.

Currently, there are 18,422 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 1,297 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 17,125 patients are placed in home isolation. Currently, 328 people are placed in quarantine.

Of the active patients, 364 are admitted to the ICU and 120 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.

Meanwhile, 1,318 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 763,734 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 96.3 per cent.

The Health Ministry on Tuesday added 12 fatalities to the nation's COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,115.