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: 2,21,332 (PCR: 88,366 + RDT: 1,32,966)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 11,634 (PCR: 4,232 + RDT: 7,402)

Tests outside Kathmandu: Dharan, Pokhara, Hetauda, Janakpur, Surkhet, Dhangadi, Dhulikhel, Bharatpur, Nepalgunj, Bhairawaha (PCR Tests) (Swab samples of individuals who have tested positive in RDT is sent for PCR test )

No. of cases: 2,912

Active cases: 2,579

Recovery: 333 (272 males + 61 females)

Death: 11

New cases: 278 (266 males + 11 females)

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: 60,323

Red Zone: 474

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