Nepal Foreign Affairs (KATHMANDU, 14 September 2020) – The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday confirmed 1,170 new cases of COVID-19.
In 10,878 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,170 persons were found with the novel coronavirus infection, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.
Meanwhile, some 879 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment at various health facilities across the nation were discharged in the last 24 hours after recovering from the infection. The recovery rate now stands at 71.5 per cent.
Currently, there are 15,393 active cases of COVID-19 of which, 8,118 patients are in institutional isolation and 7,275 are in home isolation. Some 6,892 persons, mostly those who had returned from abroad, are placed in quarantine across the national.
Of the active patients, 179 are admitted to the ICU and 29 are receiving treatment with the ventilator facility.
With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 55,329 including 39,576 cases of recovery and 360 death cases.