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: 67,066 (PCR: 14,096 + RDT: 52,970)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 991

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 52,970 (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: 136

Inside Valley: 7

Outside valley: 129

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

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 99 ( 77 active, 22 recovery)

Rupandehi – 1

Nepalgunj – 23

Dhangadi – 1

Bharatpur – 1

Birgunj – 9

Biratnagar – 26

Parsa -17

New cases: 17

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: 33,212

Red Zone: 333

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