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: 76,355 (PCR: 17,809 + RDT: 58,546)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 2,799

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 58,546 (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: 153

Inside Valley: 1

Outside valley: 152

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

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 121 ( 88 active, 33 recovery)

Rupandehi – 16

Nepalgunj – 24

Bharatpur – 1

Birgunj – 28

Biratnagar – 19

New cases: 11

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: 34,519

Red Zone: 342

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