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: 335,082

No. of PCR tests in last 24 hours: 4,080

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

No. of cases: 18,374

Active cases: 5,427

Recovery: 12,947

Death: 44 ( The deceased is a 85-year-old female of Birgunj. She was receiving treatment at Narayani Hospital after for pneumonia. She succumbed to coronavirus on July 24.)

New cases: 113

Contact Tracing: Ongoing

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

Self-evaluation: 56,453

Red Zone: 530

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