#Daily COVID-19 updates

Nepal records 8,850 new cases, 4,422 recoveries and 88 deaths in 24 hours

Published On: May 9, 2021 05:28 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

COVID-19 cases doubling every week

KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepal recorded as many as 8,850 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 8,777 people tested positive for COVID-19 through PCR tests and 73 through antigen tests.

Similarly, 4,422 COVID-19 patients recovered in the past 24 hours taking Nepal’s COVID-19 recovery rate to 76.7 percent.

Also, in the past 24 hours, the health ministry recorded 88 death cases related to COVID-19.

There are currently 88,160 active cases of COVID-19 in Nepal. Of them, 81,430 are in home isolation and 6,730 in institutional isolations.

Likewise, 832 COVID-19 patients are currently undergoing treatment in ICUs and 267 are on ventilators.

According to the health ministry, COVID-19 cases in Nepal have increased 90.4 percent. This is almost double than last week.


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