Kathmandu, July 18: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 57 cases of COVID-19 today.
In the 3,331 Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 57 persons were found with the virus infection, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.
The new cases were detected in Morang, Terhathum, Illam, Jhapa, Bara, Sarlahi, Nuwakot, Baglung, Parbat, Gulmi, Palpa, Dailekh, Salyan, Rukum (West), Dadeldhura, Bajhang, Kailali, Kanchanpur and Doti.
Meanwhile, 103 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment at various health facilities across the nation were discharged in the last 24 hours after recovering from the virus infection. The recovery rate now stands at 66.12 per cent.
Currently, there are 5,825 active cases of COVID-19 and 23,275 are in quarantine.
With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 17,502 including 11,637 cases of recovery and 40 death cases.
– The Rising Nepal