COVID-19 update: 1,170 new cases includingn 512 in valley, 879 recovered, tally stands at 55,329

Kathmandu / Sept. 14: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday confirmed 1,170 new cases of COVID-19.

In 10,878 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,170 persons were found with the novel coronavirus infection, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

Meanwhile, some 879 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment at various health facilities across the nation were discharged in the last 24 hours after recovering from the infection. The recovery rate now stands at 71.5 per cent.

Currently, there are 15,393 active cases of COVID-19 of which, 8,118 patients are in institutional isolation and 7,275 are in home isolation. Some 6,892 persons, mostly those who had returned from abroad, are placed in quarantine across the national.

Of the active patients, 179 are admitted to the ICU and 29 are receiving treatment with the ventilator facility.

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 55,329 including 39,576 cases of recovery and 360 death cases.

Kathmandu valley records 512 new cases of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday confirmed 512 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley.

“In 10,878 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 512 persons, 180 females and 332 males, were found with the novel coronavirus infection in the Valley itself,” revealed the daily report released by the MoHP today.

Of the 512 new cases, 440 cases including 141 females and 299 males, were detected in Kathmandu, 43 cases including 28 females and 15 males, were detected in Bhaktapur and 29 cases, including 11 females and 18 males were detected in Lalitpur.

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