Kathmandu, Jan 28: With 4,807 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Friday, the nation’s novel coronavirus tally has reached 944,074.
In 13,791 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 4,807 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 2,020 people in 6,078 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 89,941 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 1,857 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 88,084 patients are placed in home isolation.
Of the active patients, 256 are admitted to the ICU and 45 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.
Meanwhile, 5,432 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 842,436 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 89.2 per cent.
The MoHP on Friday added 10 COVID-19 related fatalities to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,697.