COVID-19: Kathmandu Valley witnesses 676 new cases, four deaths

15 September 2020, Kathmandu
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 676 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu Valley on Tuesday.
Of the total new cases, 555 were detected in Kathmandu, 35 were found in Lalitpur and 86 were confirmed in Bhaktapur.
Similarly, Valley also reported four deaths in the last 24 hours.
According to Ministry, an 86-year-old woman, a 34-year-old man, a 96-year-old man and a 66-year-old man from Kathmandu lost their battle against COVID-19.
Likewise, the country recorded a total of 1,459 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, with the recent data, the total number of active cases reached 56,788 in the country.
Ministry’s Spokesperson Dr. Jageshwor said that altogether 10,375 sample tests were conducted across the country in the past 24 hours.
According to Dr. Gautam, 1,062 individuals got discharged from the hospitals in the past 24 hours while the number of people winning the battle against the virus reached 40,638 in the country.
Nepal currently has 15,779 active cases, he said.
Dr. Gautam stated that a total of 8,139 people are in institutional isolation and 7,640 others are in home isolation facilities. Likewise, 7,250 people are in quarantine facilities across the country at present.
Similarly, he said that 174 infected ones are receiving treatment in ICU beds and 28 others are on ventilators across the country.
Dr. Gautam shared that Morang, Sunsari, Makwanpur, Sarlahi, Kathmandu, Chitwan, Bhaktapur and Rupandehi districts have 500 plus active cases each.
However, Solukhumbu, Mustang, Myagdi, Dolpa, Mugu and Humla have no active cases.
Likewise, 11 people succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours taking the tally of coronavirus caused deaths in the country to 371, the Ministry confirmed.

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