Kathmandu, Sept. 29: With 892 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Wednesday, the nation’s novel coronavirus tally has reached 794,163.
In 10,652 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 892 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Wednesday through its regular update.
Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 265 people in 3,889 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 18,193 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 1,315 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 16,898 patients are placed in home isolation. Currently, 354 people are placed in quarantine.
Of the active patients, 354 are admitted to the ICU and 99 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.
Meanwhile, 1,113 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 764,847 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 96.3 per cent.
The Health Ministry on Wednesday added eight fatalities to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,123.