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Nepal Covid-19 tally: 133 new cases added in 24 hours, 107 discharged

File: Coronavirus tests are underway at a lab in Nepalgunj.

Kathmandu, July 24

The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 18,374 as of Friday afternoon.

In his daily press briefing in Kathmandu, the ministry’s spokesperson Jageshwor Gautam said 133 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. In total, 3,987 swab samples were tested at 28 labs across the country in this period. So far, over 330,000 people have undergone PCR tests.

Of the total cases so far, 12,947 people have achieved recovery whereas 44 died, according to him. In the past 24 hours, 107 people have been discharged whereas one died.

The other 5,383 cases are active currently. Nepal’s current recovery rate is 70.46 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, Bhojpur, Sankhuwasabha, Rasuwa, Mustang, and Manang do not have any active case.

Over 19,400 people are quarantined across the country, waiting to be tested.

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