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: 180,691 (PCR: 69,582 + RDT: 111,109)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 6,907

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

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

No. of people in isolation: 1,339

Inside Valley: 14

Outside valley: 1,325

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

No. of cases: 1,567

Active cases: 1,339

Recovery: 220

Death: 8

New cases: 166

Contact Tracing: On going

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

Self-evaluation: 51,858

Red Zone: 470

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