KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepal has reported as many as 3,556 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours.
According to the latest COVID-19 data released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP), the country has so far witnessed a total of 115,358 cases of COVID-19 since the first case was detected on January 23 this year.
As much as 68.3 percent of the total confirmed cases -- 78,780 patients -- have gained recovery from the viral infection while 663 others lost their lives to this deadly disease.
Nepal has carried out a total of 1,207,091 real time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests including 15,577 in the past one day.
As of Tuesday afternoon, 35,915 active cases are being treated at various isolation centers across the country.
Meanwhile, the worst-affected Kathmandu Valley reported 2,129 new cases on Tuesday alone, taking the tally to 45,998.