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: 124,604(PCR: 42,488 + RDT: 82,116)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 7,240

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 82,116 (RDT Started in every districts)

(Swab samples of individuals who have tested positive in RDT is sent for PCR test )

No. of people in isolation: 433

Inside Valley: 18

Outside valley: 415

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

No. of cases: 507

Active cases: 434

Recovery: 70

Death: 3

New cases: 20

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: 47,261

Red Zone: 439

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