538 New cases of COVID-19 confirmed in a day in Nepal - South Asia Time

538 New cases of COVID-19 confirmed in a day in Nepal

 June 23, 2020  

Kathmandu — The total number of Coronavirus cases in Nepal has reached 10,099,   the Ministry of Health and Population reported.

Speaking at a regular press briefing on Tuesday afternoon, Spokesperson at the Ministry, Dr. Jageshwor Gautam said that among the newly-infected are 448 males and 90 females.

In the last 24 hours, 4,995 samples have been tested through PCR, said Spokesperson Dr. Gautam.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 457,920 samples have been tested for coronavirus in Nepal so far. Of these, 186,366 samples were tested through the PCR and 271,584 through the RDT.

Meanwhile, 76 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from hospitals after recovery. Among them are 68 males and 8 females.

At present, 7,851 people are in isolation and 85,813 are in quarantines across the country.

A total of 2,224 people have been discharged after recovery and 24 have died so far.