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 tests done in Nepal: 487,500 (PCR: 199,737 + RDT: 287,763)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 6,543

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

No. of cases: 11,162

Active cases: 8,486

Recovery: 2,650

Death: 26 (The deceased are 55-year-old male of Aadhikhola Village Committee in Syangja and 49-year-old male of Chitwan. The male from Synagja was receiving treatment at ICU of Pokhara Academy of Health and Sciences. He was suffering from pneumonia and diabetes. He died at the hospital at 10:00 pm yesterday. Similarly, the male from Chitwan died at Patan Hospital today morning. He had undergone a kidney transplant five months ago.)

New cases: 434

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: 54,939

Red Zone: 509

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