Wednesday, 22 September 2021 11:00 AM
October 16, 2020 04:36 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: With 2,402 new cases recorded in the past 24 hours, the Kathmandu Valley’s COVID-19 case tally surged to 51,738 on Friday.
According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 1,784 people in Kathmandu, 244 in Bhaktapur and 374 in Lalitpur were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Of the 4,392 new cases recorded across the country, 2,402 were detected in the Valley alone.
Three districts in the Valley -- Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur -- are among the districts with the highest number of active cases in the country.
Kathmandu district alone witnessed 2,100 new cases in the past 24 hours as the Valley's COVID-19 death toll stands at 189
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