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: 12,906 ( PCR: 6,299 + Rapid Test: 6,607)

Total no. of tests done in Kathmandu: 4,819

No. of tests in Kathmandu in last 24 hours: 387

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 6,607

No. of people in isolation: 99

Inside Valley: 12

Outside valley: 87

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

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 16 (15 active, 1 recovery)

  • Teku 2
  • Patan 2
  • Baglung 2
  • Dhangadi 5
  • Birgunj 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: 16,448

Red Zone: 228

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