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: 63,102 (PCR: 13,414 + RDT: 49,688)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 1,479

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 49,688 (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: 77

Inside Valley: 4

Outside valley: 73 (On suspicion of coronavirus, tests either yet to be done, or results are awaited)

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 69 (53 active, 16 recovery)

New cases:

Parsa — 1 (36-year-old male)

Nepalgunj — 9 (Five males and four females aged between seven and 58 years)

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: 29,984

Red Zone: 321

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