Nepal records 3,556 new COVID-19 cases, national caseload rises to 115,358

Published On: October 13, 2020 04:45 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

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.


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