Kathmandu, Aug 24: With 444 new cases (RT-PCR and antigen combinedly) of COVID-19 confirmed on Thursday, while 307 have recovered from the novel coronavirus.
In 1,996 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 211 people were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update on Wednesday. Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 233 people in 2,958 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 4,199 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 173 are admitted to institutional isolation while 4,026 patients are placed in home isolation. Out of which 50 are in ICU and two are on ventilator support.
Three fatality related to COVID-19 was recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the MoHP. So far, Nepals’ COVID-19 death toll has reached 11,998.