By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Sept. 14: With 1,180 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Tuesday, the nation’s novel coronavirus tally has reached 779,492.
In 10,266 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,180 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 382 people in 4,177 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 26,202 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 1,512 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 24,690 patients are placed in home isolation. Currently, 223 people are placed in quarantine.
Of the active patients, 453 are admitted to the ICU and 137 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.
Meanwhile, 1,589 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 742,306 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 95.2 per cent.
The Health Ministry on Tuesday added 19 fatalities to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 10,984.