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: 1,836,464

No. of PCR tests in last 24 hours: 5,423

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

No. of cases: 249,244

Active cases: 10,955

Recovery: 236,573

Death: 1,716

New cases: 821

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: 273

Patients in Ventilator: 54

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

(Live press release from MoHP on Sunday and Wednesday only.)