COVID19 cases jump to 42 in Nepal. 10 more cases just today in Udyapur

Published On: April 21, 2020 08:55 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 21: Eleven more COVID-19 cases have been confirmed on Tuesday, taking the number of total coronavirus infected patients in Nepal to 42. 

Samir Adhikari, the assistant spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population, said that 11 persons from Udaypur tested positive for coronavirus today evening.  

After testing throat swab samples at BPKIHS, Dharan, samples of the suspected coronavirus patients were dispatched to Teku based National Public Health Laboratory earlier today. The NPHL confirmed the additional 10 cases through the PCR method. 

With this, coronavirus cases have reached 24 in Udyapur alone and 42 in the country.


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