By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Sept. 11: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Friday confirmed 696 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley. This is the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 tally recorded by the Valley in a single day.
In 10,701 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 696 persons, 228 females and 468 males, were found with the virus infection in the Kathmandu Valley, read the daily update revealed by the ministry on Friday.
Of the new cases, 620 cases, 194 females and 426 males were detected in Kathmandu, 38 cases, 17 females and 21 males were detected in Bhaktapur and 38 cases, 17 females and 21 males, were detected in Lalitpur.
Moreover, some 1,454 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded across the nation on Friday, taking the national tally to 51,919 including 36,672 cases of recovery and 322 death cases.