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: 955,923

No. of PCR tests in last 24 hours: 11,449

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

No. of cases: 69,301

Active cases: 18,347

Recovery: 50,411

Death: 453

New cases: 1,497

Contact Tracing: Ongoing

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

(Critical Infected-Patients in Nepal)

Patients in ICU: 232

Patients in Ventilator: 28

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