COVID-19 update: 2,287 recovered, 902 new cases including 396 in Valley; tally hits 48,138

Kathmandu / Sept. 8: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Tuesday confirmed 902 new cases of COVID-19.

In 10,611 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 902 persons were found with the virus infection, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

Meanwhile, 2,287 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 68 per cent.

Currently, there are 14,868 active cases of COVID-19 of which, 8,053 are in institutional isolation and 6,815 are in home isolation. Some 5,310 persons, mostly those who had returned from abroad, are placed in quarantine.

Of the active COVID-19 patients, 144 are admitted to the ICU and 23 are receiving treatment with ventilator facility.

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 48,138 including 32,964 cases of recovery and 306 death cases.

Kathmandu Valley records 396 new cases of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Tuesday confirmed 396 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley.

In 10,611 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 396 persons, 148 females and 248 males, were found with the virus infection in the Valley itself, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

Of the new cases, 300 cases, 101 females and 199 males, were detected in Kathmandu, 58 cases, 26 females and 32 males, were found in Bhaktapur and 38 cases, 21 females and 38 males, were recorded in Lalitpur.

Moreover, some 902 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded across the nation, taking the national tally to 48,138 including 32,964 cases of recovery and 306 death cases.

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