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: 968,185

No. of PCR tests in last 24 hours: 12,265

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

No. of cases: 70,614

Active cases: 18,289

Recovery: 51,866

Death: 459

New cases: 1,313

Contact Tracing: Ongoing

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

(Critical Infected-Patients in Nepal)

Patients in ICU: 227

Patients in Ventilator: 39

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