National COVID-19 tally hits 9,026 with 421 new cases, 1,772 cases of recovery

Kathmandu / June 21: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 421 new cases of COVID-19 today.

As many as 421 persons including 357 males and 64 females were identified with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, informed Dr Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

Meanwhile, 194 COVID-19 patients who were receiving treatment at various hospitals accross the country have been discharged in the last 24 hours after recovering from the virus infection, added Dr Gautam.

Moreover, the COVID-19 death toll in Nepal has reached 23 with death of a person in Gulmi.

A 69-year old male of Gulmi, who died on June 19 was found to be infected with SARS-CoV-2. He had recently returned from India after paralysis treatment.

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 9,026, including 1,772 cases of recovery and 23 death cases.

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