240 New Infections Detected In 3,819 RT-PCR Tests

Kathmandu, Jan 16: With 240 new cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed on Saturday, the national COVID-19 tally has surged to 267,056.

“In 3,819 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 240 persons were found to have been infected with SARS-CoV-2,” informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its update.

Currently, there are 4,058 active cases of COVID-19. Meanwhile, 477 COVID-19 patients have been recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours.

With the recoveries total 261,044 people have been recovered from contagion. Similarly, with the death of 6 people in the last 24 hours the numbers of people succumbed to COVID-19 reached 1,954. Currently 4,058 people are in the isolation and 231 are placed in quarantine.

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