By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Sept. 13: With 1,149 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Monday, the nation’s novel coronavirus tally has reached 778,312.
In 12,532 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,149 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population through its regular update.
Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 337 people in 4,007 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 26,630 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 1,672 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 24,958 patients are placed in home isolation. Currently, 262 people are placed in quarantine.
Of the active patients, 475 are admitted to the ICU and 134 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.
Meanwhile, 1,260 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 740,717 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 95.2 per cent.
The Health Ministry on Monday added 16 fatalities to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 10,965.