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Kathmandu Valley logs 1,552 new cases of COVID-19


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Oct. 21: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Thursday confirmed 1,552 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley. 

In 15,255 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done across the nation in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,552 persons were found with the novel coronavirus infection in the Valley itself, said Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

Of the 1,552 new cases, 1,283 were detected in Kathmandu, 112 were found in Bhaktapur and 157 were recorded in Lalitpur.

Moreover, 3,637 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the nation on Thursday, taking the national tally to 148,509 including 102,820 cases of recoveries and 812 death cases.

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