KATHMANDU,1 August : A total of 315 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the past 24 hours, Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population said. Speaking at a regular press briefing on Saturday afternoon, Ministry’s Spokesperson Dr. Jageshwor Gautam said that Nepal’s coronavirus caseload has reached 20,086 with the new cases.
A total of 6,993 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, he said. Meanwhile, 93 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from hospitals and isolation centers after recovery. A total of 14,492 have recovered across the country so far.
A total of 856 people have returned home after recovery in Province 1, 3,149 in Province 2, 532 in Bagmati Province, 1, 1,256 in Gandaki Province, 3,971 in Province 5, 1,718 in Karnali Province and 3,010 in Sudurpaschim Province so far, he shared.
At present, 5,338 people are in isolation and 11,533 are in quarantines. Nepal’s death toll stands at 56, Spokesperson Dr. Gautam said.