Kathmandu, Sept 23: With 941 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Thursday, the nation’s novel coronavirus tally has reached 788,767.
In 11,629 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 941 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its daily update.
Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 298 people in 3,614 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 20,743 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 1,306 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 19,437 patients are placed in home isolation. Currently, 246 people are placed in quarantine.
Of the active patients, 340 are admitted to the ICU and 111 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.
Meanwhile, 1,324 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in institutional isolation or staying in home isolation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has now recorded 756,954 cases of recovery.
The Health Ministry also added 13 fatalities to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,072.