Province 1 records highest single-day spike with 115 new COVID-19 cases

Published On: August 13, 2020 04:17 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 13: Province 1 has reported the highest single-day spike as 115 more people were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday.

According to the Social Development Ministry of the province, 183 males and 32 females tested positive for this infectious disease in the past 24 hours.

Of the newly confirmed cases, Birtangar Metropolitan city alone reported 60 cases - 38 males and 22 females. Similarly, 25 other cases are from Morang district’s Budhiganga Rural Municipality.

Sunsari and Ilam witnessed 19 and four cases, respectively, while Jhapa and Udayapur reported one case each.

With this, the COVID-19 tally in the province has jumped to 1,626. Of the total confirmed cases, 1,040 have recovered as of Thursday. The province has witnessed 10 deaths due to COVID-19 so far.  

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