Dr. Bikash Devkota, Speaker for the Ministry of Health and Population appeared on Facebook Live for the day’s media briefing. Here are a few updates:

Total no. of tests done in Nepal: 24,253 ( PCR: 7,688 + Rapid Test: 16,565)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 4,822

Tests outside Kathmandu: Dharan, Pokhara, Hetauda, Janakpur, Surkhet, Dhangadi, Dhulikhel, Bharatpur, Bhairawaha (PCR Tests)

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 16,565

(Started in every districts except Solukhumbhu and Dolpa)

(Swab samples of individuals who have tested positive in RDT is sent for PCR test )

No. of people in isolation: 90

Inside Valley: 5

Outside valley: 85

(On suspicion of coronavirus, tests either yet to be done, or results are awaited)

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 16 (15 active, 1 recovery)

  • Teku 2
  • Patan 2
  • Baglung 2
  • Dhangadi 5
  • Birgunj 4

All cases normal

Mobile App:

As per the mobile app and website of MOHP covid19.mohp.gov.np launched by MoHP, HamroSwasthya mobile app

Self-evaluation: 18,208

Red Zone: 251

Disclaimer: All information relayed as said by the spokesperson of MoHP.