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: 70,461 (PCR: 15,492 + RDT: 54,531)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 1,859

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 54,531 (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: 135

Inside Valley: 3

Outside valley: 132

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

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 102 ( 72 active, 30 recovery)

Rupandehi – 3

Nepalgunj – 24

Dhangadi – 1

Bharatpur – 1

Birgunj – 26

Biratnagar – 17

New cases: No new cases

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: 33,797

Red Zone: 336

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