COVID-19 updates

Nepal records 7,219 recoveries, 5,316 new cases and 101 deaths on Wednesday

Published On: June 2, 2021 04:43 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Kathmandu Valley records 1,456 new cases

KATHMANDU, June 2: As many as 7,219 COVID-19 patients recovered across the country on Wednesday.

Nepal also recorded 5,316 new cases of COVID-19 and 101 deaths related to COVID-19 on Wednesday.

According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 13,805 PCR tests and 3,073 antigen tests were conducted across the country. Of them, 4,524 PCR tests and 792 antigen tests turned out to be positive for COVID-19.

As of Wednesday, Nepal’s COVID-19 test positivity rate stands at 32.7 percent.

There are currently 101,993 active cases across the country. Of them, 95,131 are in home isolation, 6,862 in institutional isolation, 1,446 in ICUs and 385 on ventilators.

Likewise, the Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,456 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. Of them, 969 were detected in Kathmandu, 306 in Lalitpur and 181 in Bhaktapur districts.


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