COVID-19 Update: 1,981 New Infections, 313 Recoveries In 24 Hours

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TRN Online

Kathmandu, Jan 11: With 1,981 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Tuesday, the nation’s novel coronavirus tally has reached 833,946.

In 10,648 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,981 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 463 people in 4,385 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.

Currently, there are 9,522 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 655 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 8,867 patients are placed in home isolation.

Of the active patients, 93 are admitted to the ICU and 19 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.

Meanwhile, 313 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 814,798 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 97.5 per cent.

The MoHP on Tuesday added one COVID-19 related fatality to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,607.