Friday, 22 January, 2021

Kathmandu Valley records 298 new cases of COVID-19


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Aug. 31: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday confirmed 298 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley.

In 11,129 Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 298 persons were found to be infected with the virus in the Valley itself, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

Of the new cases, 190 were detected in Kathmandu, 41 were detected in Bhaktapur and 67 were detected in Lalitpur.

Moreover, some 899 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the nation on Monday, taking the national tally to 39,460 including 21,410 cases of recovery.

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