COVID-19 update: 1,351 new cases, 742 recoveries, tally hits 74,745

Kathmandu / Sept. 28: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday confirmed 1,351 new cases of COVID-19.

In 10,080 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,351 persons were found with the novel coronavirus infection, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

Meanwhile, some 742 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 73.1 per cent.

Currently, there are 19,624 active cases of COVID-19 of which, 8,695 patients are in institutional isolation and 10,929 are in home isolation. Some 6,310 persons, mostly those who had returned from abroad, are placed in quarantine.

Of the active cases, 225 patients are in ICU and 31 are receiving treatment with the ventilator facility.

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 74,745 including 54,640 cases of recovery and 481 death cases.

817 new cases in Kathmandu valley

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday confirmed 817 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley.

In 10,080 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 817 persons, 301 females and 516 males, were found with the novel coronavirus infection in the Valley itself, revealed the daily report released by the MoHP today.

Of the 817 new cases, 649 cases including 235 females and 414 males were detected in Kathmandu, 36 cases including 16 females and 20 males were found in Bhaktapur and 132 cases including 50 females and 82 males were recorded in Lalitpur.

Moreover, some 1,351 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the nation on Monday, taking the national tally to 74,745 including 54,640 cases of recovery and 481 death cases.

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