166 new COVID-19 cases confirmed today, 1567 national tally, 119,192 in Quarantine

Kathmandu / May 31: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 166 new cases of COVID-19 today.

162 males and four females from Syangja, Parsa, Kalikot, Dailekh, Bajura, Surkhet, Kapilvastu, Banke, Tanahun, Saptari, Kailali, Jhapa, Morang, Dhanusa, Rautahat and Sarlahi tested COVID-19 positive in RT-PCR test, informed Dr Bikash Devkota, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 1,567 including 220 cases of recovery and eight death cases.

The remaining patients are receiving treatment at various hospitals accross the country.

Dr. Devkota said that there were 119,192 people in the quarantine facilities accross the country.

On Saturday, 189 cases, the highest single-day spike yet, were reported which took the total count of coronavirus transmission cases to 1401.

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