COVID-19 update: 1,459 new cases, 1,062 recovered, tally stands at 56,788

Kathmandu / Sept. 15: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Tuesday confirmed 1,459 new cases of COVID-19.

In 10,375 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,459 persons were found with the novel coronavirus infection, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

Meanwhile, 1,062 some COVID-19 patients receiving treatment at various health facilities across the nation were discharged in the last 24 hours after recovering from the virus infection. The recovery rate now stands at 71.5 per cent.

Currently, there are 15,779 active cases of COVID-19 of which, 8,139 patients are in institutional isolation and 7,640 are in home isolation. Some 7,250 persons, mostly those who had returned from abroad, are placed in quarantine.

Of the active patients, 174 are admitted to the ICU and 28 are receiving treatment with the ventilator facility.

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 56,788 including 40,638 cases of recovery and 371 death cases.

Kathmandu valley records 676 new cases of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Tuesday confirmed 676 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley.

In 10,375 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 676 persons, 222 females and 454 males, were found with the novel coronavirus infection in the Valley itself, revealed the daily report released by the MoHP today.

Of the 676 new cases, 555 cases, 169 females and 386 males, were detected in Kathmandu, 86 cases, 37 females and 49 males, were found in Bhaktapur and 35 cases, 16 females and 19 males, were recorded in Lalitpur.

Moreover, some 1,459 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded across the nation, taking the national tally to 56,788 including 40,638 cases of recovery and 371 death cases.

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