54 percent of total COVID-19 cases recorded across the country on Saturday were detected in the Valley alone
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: The Kathmandu Valley witnessed 1,357 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Saturday, taking the Valley’s COVID-19 case tally to 76,348.
Of the 2,508 new cases recorded across the country, 1,357 were detected in the Valley alone.
According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 1,113 people in Kathmandu, 49 in Bhaktapur and 195 in Lalitpur districts tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
There are currently 16,890 active cases in Kathmandu, 1,151 in Bhaktapur and 2,303 in Lalitpur districts.
As of Saturday afternoon, Kathmandu district has recorded the highest number of 219 COVID-19 death cases in the Valley followed by Bhaktapur and Lalitpur with 66 and 60 deaths, respectively.