Kathmandu, Nov. 6: With 128 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Saturday, the nation’s novel coronavirus tally has reached 814,417.
In 2,134 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 128 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 11 people in 1,798 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 8,144 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 620 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 7,524 patients are placed in home isolation.
Of the active patients, 196 are admitted to the ICU and 50 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.
Meanwhile, 649 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 794,834 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 97.6 per cent.
The MoHP on Saturday added one fatality to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,439.