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Nepal records 5,153 new cases, 6,570 recoveries and 108 deaths on Tuesday

Published On: June 8, 2021 05:17 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 8: Nepal recorded 5,153 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday along with 6,570 recoveries and 108 deaths.

According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP, 12,065 PCR tests and 5,611 antigen tests were conducted across the country on Tuesday. Of them, 3,870 PCR tests and 1,383 antigen tests turned out to be positive.

There are currently 76,550 COVID-19 patients in home isolation, 6,186 in institutional isolation, 1,321 in ICUs and 372 on ventilators in the country.

Likewise, the Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,226 new cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 836 were detected in Kathmandu, 121 in Bhaktapur and 269 in Lalitpur districts.

Nepal’s COVID-19 case tally now stands at 611,308 including 504,540 recoveries and 8,098 deaths as of Tuesday afternoon.


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