The Rising Nepal
By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Aug. 12: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 138 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu Valley today.
This is the highest single-day tally recorded in the Valley till the date.
In 10,481 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 138 persons were found with the virus infection, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.
Of the 138 new cases, 111 were detected in Kathmandu, 19 were found in Lalitpur and eight were confirmed in Bhaktapur.
Moreover, 484 cases of COVID-19 were recorded across the nation in the last 24 hours taking the national tally to 24,432 including 16,728 cases of recovery and 91 death cases.