Kathmandu, Sept. 13: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Sunday confirmed 1,039 new cases of COVID-19.
In 9,165 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,039 persons were found with the novel coronavirus infection, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.
Meanwhile, some 1,173 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 71.5 per cent.
Currently, there are 15, 117 active cases of COVID-19 of which, 7,730 patients are in institutional isolation and 7,387 are in home isolation. Some 6,536 people are placed in quarantine across the nation.
Of the active patients, 169 are admitted to the ICU and 23 are receiving treatment with the ventilator facility.
With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 54,159 including 38,697 cases of recovery and 345 death cases.
–The Rising Nepal