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 Kathmandu: 1697

No. of tests in Kathmandu in last 24 hours: 168

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: Team has reached respective areas. RDTs expected to begin by tomorrow.

No. of people in isolation: 107

Inside Valley: 12

Outside valley: 95

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

Contact Tracing: Ongoing of all cases

No. of cases: 9 (8 active, 1 recovery)

Teku 2
Baglung 2
Dhangadi 4

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: 9388

Red Zone: 112 (those whose symtoms match with COVID-19).

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