Nepal COVID-19 Update: 722 new cases, 966 recoveries and three fatalities recorded on Tuesday

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Health Ministry, in its regular press briefing, shared the latest updates on coronavirus contagion from across the country, and government’s response to the health crisis.

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Till date, 1,884,181 tests through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method have been carried out wherein 7,000 tests were performed in the last 24 hours.

At present, there are 413 people under quarantine in various facilities across the country. The number of active cases in Nepal is 7,729.

722 new cases of the coronavirus infection were registered today taking the national tally to 255,236.

As many as 966 persons earlier diagnosed with the disease have tested negative in the last 24 hours. With the recent addition, the national COVID-19 recovery tally has now reached 245,709.

Meanwhile, three more fatalities were confirmed by the Ministry today, with which the country’s COVID-19 death tally has now reached 1,798.

As of today, the country has witnessed 255,236 cases of the coronavirus infection while 245,709 people have recovered from the disease. Meanwhile, 1,798 COVID-19 fatalities have been confirmed.