COVID-19 update: 1,551 new cases, 2,340 recoveries, tally crosses 90,000

Kathmandu / Oct. 6: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Tuesday confirmed 1,551 new cases of COVID-19.

In 11,047 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,551 persons were found with the novel coronavirus infection, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson at the MoHP in the daily press briefing today.

Meanwhile, some 2,340 COVID-19 patients staying at home isolation or receiving treatment at various institutional isolations across the nation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate now stands at 74.3 per cent.

Currently, there are 22,709 active cases of COVID-19 of which, 9,118 patients are in institutional isolation and 13,591 are in home isolation. Some 4,221 persons, mostly those who had returned from abroad, are placed in quarantine.

Of the active patients, 243 are admitted to the ICU and 40 are receiving treatment with the ventilator facility.

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 90,814 including 67,542 cases of recovery and 563 death cases.

Kathmandu valley logs 1,017 new cases

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Tuesday confirmed 1,017 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley.

In 11,047 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,017 persons, 350 females and 667 males, were found with the novel coronavirus infection in the Valley itself, revealed the daily report released by the MoHP today.

Of the 1,017 new cases, 783 cases including 258 females and 525 males were detected in Kathmandu, 116 cases including 43 females and 73 males were found in Bhaktapur and 118 cases including 49 females and 69 males were recorded in Lalitpur.

Moreover, some 1,551 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the nation on Tuesday, taking the national tally to 90,814 including 67,542 cases of recovery and 563 death cases.

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