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Kathmandu Valley logs 1,702 new cases of COVID-19


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Oct. 20: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Tuesday confirmed 1,702 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley.

In 13,861 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done across the nation in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,702 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 1,702 new cases, 1,431 were detected in Kathmandu, 148 were found in Bhaktapur and 123 were recorded in Lalitpur.

Moreover, some 3,093 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the nation on Tuesday, taking the national tally to 139,129 including 96,609 cases of recoveries and 765  death cases.

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