Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, 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 PCR tests done in Nepal: 327,521

No. of PCR tests in last 24 hours: 3,779

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

No. of cases: 18,094

Active cases: 5,370

Recovery: 12,684

Death: 42 ( The deceased is a 60-year-old male of Dhanusa, Janakpur. He was admitted to B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Science on July 17 after having respiratory problem and high fever. The male succumbed to coronavirus on July 21 and tested positive for coronavirus after his death. Meanwhile, another 50-year-old Chinese woman who was staying at Pokhara succumbed to coronavirus today. She was admitted to Manipal Hospital, Pokhara and was transferred to Grande Hospital via helicopter on July 17. She was transferred to TU Teaching Hospital after she tested positive for coronavirus.)

New cases: 100

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: 68,167

Red Zone: 530

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