By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Aug. 9: The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed 92 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu Valley today.
In 8,515 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 92 persons were found with the virus infection in the valley itself, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the regular press briefing today.
Of the 92 newly identified cases of virus infection, 90 were detected in Kathmandu and two were detected in Lalitpur. No cases of virus infection were detected in Bhaktapur on Sunday.
Moreover, 380 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded across the nation, taking the tally to 22,972 including 16,353 cases of recovery and 75 death cases.