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With 301 cases, Kathmandu records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases



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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Aug. 26: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Wednesday confirmed 301 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu Valley. This is the highest single-day tally recorded by the Kathmadu Valley until now. 

In 13,253 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 301 persons were found to be infected with the virus in the Valley itself, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing on Wednesday.

Of the 301 new cases, 230 were detected in Kathmandu, 47 were detected in Lalitpur and 24 were detected in Bhaktapur.

Moreover, some 885 cases of COVID-19 were recorded across the nation on Wednesday, taking the tally to 34,418 including 19,504 cases of recovery and 175 death cases.

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