September 15, 2021 05:56 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Nepal recorded 1,760 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday alongwith 1,220 recoveries and 7 deaths, according to the latest information from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
A total of 16,844 tests were conducted on Wednesday. Of them, 1,332 PCR and 428 antigen tests turned out to be positive for the deadly virus.
There are currently 26,307 active cases of COVID-19 across the country. Of them, 24,683 are in home isolation, 1624 in institutional isolation, 407 in ICUs and 129 on ventilators. Similarly, 218 are currently in quarantine.
Meanwhile, the Kathmandu Valley recorded 404 cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 294 were recorded in Kathmandu, 48 in Bhaktapur and 62 in Lalitpur districts.