MoHP provides latest update on COVID-19 in Nepal (with video)

Published On: April 25, 2020 05:25 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 25: Ministry of Health and Population provided the latest update on the COVID-19 infections in Nepal on Saturday.

At a regular press briefing, the spokesperson for the ministry Bikash Devkota said that the country has a total of 49 COVID-19 cases including 12 cases of recovery as of today. "All the 37 patients are normal," Devkota said.

A 27-year-old man from Chitwan who earlier tested positive for coronavirus is being discharged later today, according to him.

According to him, the government has conducted a total of 49336 tests relating to COVID-19 (39670 through RTD method and 9666 through PCR method) across the country.

The spokesperson shared that altogether 14731 persons are under quarantine while 87 suspected patients are kept in isolation in various parts of the country. The MoHP has received 1900 calls relating to COVID in the past 24 hours.

Devkota said that some of the people under quarantine in various parts of the country are found infected by the malaria. However, he did not provide exact figure on the number of the persons infected by the malaria disease. 

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