1,086 New Cases Of COVID-19, 1,351 Recoveries, 10 Fatalities In 24 Hours


The Rising Nepal

By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Sept. 17: With 1,086 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Friday, the nation’s novel coronavirus tally has reached 783,075.

In 8,665 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,086 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the MoHP on Friday through its regular update.

Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 472 people in 3,720 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.

Currently, there are 25,497 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 1,547 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 23,950 patients are placed in home isolation. Currently, 117 people are placed in quarantine.

Of the active patients, 386 are admitted to the ICU and 117 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.

Meanwhile, 1,351 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in institutional isolation or staying in home isolation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has now recorded 746,566 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 95.3 per cent.

The Health Ministry on Friday added 10 fatalities to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,012.