Nepal Covid-19 tally: 100 new cases in past 24 hours, 207 discharged

Kathmandu, July 22

The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 18,094 as of Wednesday afternoon.

In his daily press briefing in Kathmandu, the ministry’s spokesperson Jageshwor Gautam said 100 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. In total, 3,779  swab samples were tested at 28 labs across the country in this period. So far, over 320,000 people have undergone PCR tests.

Of the total cases so far, 12,684 people have achieved recovery whereas 42 died, according to him. In the past 24 hours, 207 people have been discharged whereas two died. One of the victims is a Chinese national.

The other 5,370 cases are active currently. Nepal’s current recovery rate is 70.1 per cent.

The disease has spread across all 77 districts of the country. Of them, Rautahat, Kailali, and Bajura have more than 500 active cases each. Panchthar, Dhankuta, Bhojpur, Sankhuwasabha, Rasuwa, Mustang, and Manang do not have any active case.

Over 20,800 people are quarantined across the country, waiting to be tested.

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