109 new infections detected in 3,618 RT-PCR tests

Kathmandu / Jan 30: With 109 new cases of novel coronavirus confirmed on Saturday, the national COVID-19 tally has surged to 270,854.

“In 3,618 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 109 persons were found to have been infected with SARS-CoV-2,” informed at the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in the regular press briefing.

Currently, there are 2,779 active cases of COVID-19.

Meanwhile, 350 COVID-19 patients have been recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. With the recoveries total 266,048 people have been recovered from contagion.

Similarly, with the death of 2 people in the last 24 hours the numbers of people succumbed to COVID-19 reached 2,027.

Currently 2,779 people are in the isolation and 109 are placed in quarantine.

Kathmandu Valley logs 64 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday

Kathmandu valley recorded 64 additional cases of coronavirus infection, on Saturday.

Of the newly infected, 24 are females while 40 are males.

Kathmandu district alone witnessed 56 cases of infection and Lalitpur reported eight cases. There are no new cases in Bhaktapur today. At present, there are 1,584 active Covid-19 cases in Kathmandu while number of the same in Lalitpur is 114 and that in Bhaktapur is 15.

As many as 497 people have lost their lives to Covid-19 in Kathmandu. Likewise, 160 fatalities have been reported in Lalitpur, and 115 in Bhaktapur, so far.

Meanwhile, total number of people who have recovered from the disease in Kathmandu is 99,301 while 15,745 people have recovered in Lalitpur and 9,085 in Bhaktapur.

Today, 109 new cases of coronavirus infection surfaced in the country following which the nationwide Covid-19 tally has reached 270,854.

The nationwide death-toll has advanced to 2,027 with two Covid-related fatalities logged today.

Kathmandu is the only district with over 500 active cases in the country. On the contrary, Bhojpur, Kalikot, Rukum West, and Mugu are the four districts with zero live infections, as of today.

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