Nepal COVID-19 Update: 743 new cases, 952 recoveries and five fatalities recorded on Wednesday

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, 1,890,740 tests through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method have been carried out wherein 6,559 tests were performed in the last 24 hours.

At present, there are 409 people under quarantine in various facilities across the country. The number of active cases in Nepal is 7,515.

743 new cases of the coronavirus infection were registered today taking the national tally to 255,979.

As many as 952 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 246,661.

Meanwhile, five more fatalities were confirmed by the Ministry today, with which the country’s COVID-19 death tally has now reached 1,803.

As of today, the country has witnessed 255,979 cases of the coronavirus infection while 246,661 people have recovered from the disease. Meanwhile, 1,803 COVID-19 fatalities have been confirmed.