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Nepal records highest single-day spike of 4,107 new cases on Wednesday since relaxation of prohibitory orders

Published On: August 4, 2021 05:34 PM NPT By: Republica

1,535 recoveries and 35 deaths recorded on the same day

KATHMANDU, August 4: Nepal on Wednesday recorded the highest single-day spike of 4,107 new cases of COVID-19  after the government relaxed the prohibitory orders a few weeks ago. 

According to the Ministry of Health and Population(MoHP), Nepal also recorded 1,535 recoveries and 35 deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday. With this, Nepal’s COVID-19 casetally has reached 769,922 including 661,651 recoveries and 9,957 deaths.

A total of 11,354 PCR tests and 4,994 antigen tests were conducted on Wednesday. Of them, 2,975 PCR and 1,132 antigen tests turned out to be positive for COVID-19, according to the MoHP.

Likewise, the Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,279 new cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 908 were detected in Kathmandu, 165 in Bhaktapur and 206 in Lalitpur districts.

There are currently 30,270 people in home isolation, 3,194 in institutional isolation, 714 in ICU’s and 156 on ventilators


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