By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Aug. 25: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 232 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu Valley today. This is the highest single-day tally recorded in the Valley till now.
As many as 232 persons were found with the virus infection in the PCR tests conducted in the last 24 hours in the Valley itself, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.
Of the new cases, 199 were detected in Kathmandu, 19 were detected in Lalitpur and 14 were detected in Bhaktapur.
Moreover, some 855 cases of COVID-19 infection were recorded across the nation on Tuesday, taking the national tally to 33,533 including 19,119 cases of recovery and 165 death cases.