Nepal's coronavirus count crosses 30k; 838 new cases recorded on Friday

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed 838 new cases of the coronavirus infection on Friday, taking the nationwide Covid-19 count to 30,483.

The new infections were confirmed after testing 13,589 specimens through PCR method in the last 24 hours. A total of 579,899 PCR tests have been conducted in Nepal, so far.

Following recovery from the disease, a total of 18,214 people have been discharged from health facilities across the country so far with 250 discharged in the last 24 hours.

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As of today, there are 12,132 active cases of infection in the country while 12,234 people are under quarantine.

11 more COVID-19 fatalities have been reported today taking the death-toll from coronavirus infection in the country to 137.

On Thursday, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reached 29,645 with 707 new recorded cases.