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Kathmandu Valley logs 3,107 new cases of COVID-19, highest in a single day



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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Oct. 21: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Wednesday confirmed 3,107 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley. This is the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 tally recorded by the Valley until now.

In 20,118 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done across the nation in the last 24 hours, as many as 3,107 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 3,107 new cases, 2,391 were detected in Kathmandu, 173 were found in Bhaktapur and 543 were recorded in Lalitpur.

Moreover, 5,743 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the nation on Wednesday, taking the national tally to 114,872 including 99,605 cases of recoveries and  691 death cases.

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