KATHMANDU: A total of 463 new coronavirus cases — 358 males and 105 females — have been confirmed in Nepal in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.
Spokesperson at the Ministry Dr. Jageshwor Gautam said with this, the total number of confirmed cases in the country has reached 12,772.
Nepal has performed 210,876 sample tests through the PCR method so far, he said.
A total of 4,962 sample tests have been performed through the PCR method and 2,732 samples test performed though the RDT method in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.
Likewise, 179 persons were discharged from the hospital after being recovered from the pandemic virus in the past 24 hours. With this, the number of recovered people has reached 3,013.
Currently, 9,731 people are in isolation and 61,731 in quarantines across the country.
COVID-19 has spread to all 77 districts of Nepal.