COVID-19 update: 1,703 new cases, 1,236 recoveries and 23 fatalities in 24 hours

Kathmandu, Nov. 27: With 1,703 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Friday, Nepal’s COVID-19 tally has surged to 229,343.

“As many as 1,703 persons were found with the novel coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours,” revealed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its daily update.

Currently, there are 17,237 active cases of COVID-19, and 601 persons, mostly those who had returned from abroad, are placed in quarantine.

Meanwhile, some 1,236 patients who were either receiving treatment in various institutional isolations or staying in home isolation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has recorded 209,435 COVID-19 recoveries until now.

Moreover, 23 patients succumbed to the novel coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours taking the nation’s COVID-19 death toll to 1,435.

Kathmandu valley records 822 new cases

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Friday confirmed 822 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu Valley.

Of the total 1,703 new infections recorded across the nation on Friday, 822 new cases, 379 females and 443 males, were recorded in the Kathmandu Valley itself, revealed the MoHP in its daily update.

Currently, there are 7,867 active cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu. The capital city’s COVID-19 tally stands at 86,371 including 78,162 cases of recoveries and 342 fatalities.

Likewise, Bhaktapur has recorded 7,789 infections until now of which, 7,092 patients have already recovered while 89 succumbed to the infection. There are 608 active cases in Bhaktapur.

Lalitpur district has recorded 12,964 cases of novel coronavirus infection until now including 11,315 recoveries and 103 deaths. Currently, there are 1,546 active cases in Lalitpur.

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