COVID-19 update

35 new cases, 18 recoveries in 24 hours


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, July 1: With 35 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Friday, the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 979,729.

In 1,467 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 35 people were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update on Friday.

Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 15 people in 1,347 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.

Currently, there are 297 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, six are admitted to institutional isolation while 291 patients are placed in home isolation. Out of which three are in ICU and no one is on the ventilator support. 

Meanwhile, 18 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in institutional isolation or staying in home isolation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has now recorded 967,480 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 98.8 per cent.

No fatality related to COVID-19 was recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the MoHP. So far, Nepals' COVID-19 death toll has reached 11,952. 

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