By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Oct. 2: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Friday confirmed 1,638 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley. This is the highest single-day spike in the COVID-19 tally recorded in the Valley until now.
In 1,4739 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,638 persons, 627 females and 1,011 males, were found with the novel coronavirus infection in the Valley itself, revealed the daily report released by the MoHP today.
Of the 1,638 new cases, 1,280 cases including 470 females and 810 males were detected in Kathmandu, 196 cases including 80 females and 116 males were found in Bhaktapur and 162 cases including 77 females and 85 males were recorded in Lalitpur.
Moreover, some 2,722 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the nation on Friday, taking the national tally to 82,450 including 60,696 cases of recovery and 520 death cases.