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: 61,627 ( PCR: 13,098 + Rapid Test: 48,529)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 1,252

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 48,529

(RDT Started in every districts)

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

No. of people in isolation: 89

Inside Valley: 4

Outside valley: 85

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

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 59 (43 active, 16 recovery)

  • Dhangadi 1
  • Rupandehi 1
  • Nepalgunj 1
  • Birgunj 8
  • Biratnagar 31
  • Chitwan 1

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: 29,685

Red Zone: 319

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