2,366 samples tested for COVID-19 infection: MoHP

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed that 2,366 samples to detect the possible spread of COVID-19 infection have been tested, so far, in the country.

Among the tested samples 1,965 samples were tested at the Teku-based National Public Health Laboratory while the rest of the tests were taken outside the valley.

Dr Bikash Devkota, spokesperson for MoHP, informed that 802 samples were collected for PCR testing from Achham, Surket and Jumla districts which have been brought to the valley.