By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Aug. 11: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 134 new cases of COVID-19 today in the Kathmandu Valley. This is the highest single-day tally recorded in the Valley till the date.
In 10,462 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 134 persons were found with the virus infection in the valley itself, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.
Of the 134 new cases of virus infection, 110 cases were detected in Kathmandu, 16 in Lalitpur and eight in Bhaktapur.
Moreover, 638 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the last 24 hours across the nation, taking the caseload to 23,948 including 16,664 cases of recovery and 83 death cases.