Kathmandu, Sept. 4: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Friday confirmed 454 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley.
In 13,638 Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 454 persons were found with the virus infection in the valley itself, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry, in the daily press briefing today.
Of the 454 new cases, were detected in 386 Kathmandu, 36 were detected in Bhaktapur and 32 were detected in Lalitpur.
Moreover, some 1,359 cases of the novel coronavirus infection were confirmed across the nation, taking the national tally to 44,236 including 25,561 cases of recovery and 271 death cases.
– The Rising Nepal