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: 152,391 (PCR: 54,424 + RDT: 97,967)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 6,557

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 97,967 (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: 582

Inside Valley: 26

Outside valley: 556

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

No. of cases: 772

Active cases: 613

Recovery: 155

Death: 4

New cases: 90

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: 49,530

Red Zone: 455

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