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With 106 new cases of COVID-19 today, Kathmandu Valley gets a new record in single day spike



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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Aug. 7: The Ministry of  Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 106 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley today.

In 7,926 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 106 persons were found with the virus infection in the Valley, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, MoHP spokesperson, in the daily press briefing today.

Of 106 new cases in the valley, 92 were detected in Kathmandu, 10 in Lalitpur and four in Bhaktapur.

This is the highest single day increase in the COVID-19 caseload within the Valley. Number of active cases in the valley has already crossed 500 mark.

Meanwhile, 464 new cases of virus infection were confirmed across the nation taking the total COVID-19 caseload to 22,214 including 15,814 cases of recovery and 70 death cases.

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