KATHMANDU, May 15: One more patient of COVID-19 recovered on Friday and returned home from the hospital, a Health and Population Ministry official said during a regular press briefing Friday afternoon.
With this, the total number of people who have recovered from the disease has reached 36. The ministry’s Spokesperson Dr Bikash Devkota said that a 25-year-old man from Udayapur district returned home today after 27 days of stay at Koshi Hospital with the coronavirus infection.
Likewise, the ministry said that so far 23,914 individuals have been tested through PCR method while 63,085 through the RDT method. Similarly, Dr Devkota shared that the number of people living under quarantine has reached 15,683 and 268 persons are in isolation. As per the reports, 363 individuals are categorized as being in the red zone.
On Friday itself, nine persons tested positive for coronavirus: a 37-year-old man from Makawanpur district and eight men from Banke district belonging to the 8 to 36 year age group. With this, the total number of coronavirus-infected has reached 258, including 48 women, the ministry’s spokesperson said.