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Nepal confirms 1,170 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally jumps to 55,329

14 September 2020, Kathmandu

The country recorded a total of 1,170 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 cases reached 55,329 in the country as of Monday afternoon.

Ministry’s Spokesperson Dr. Jageshwor Gautam said that Nepal currently has 15,393 active cases.

Dr. Gautam stated that a total of 7,275 people are in home isolation and 8,118 in institutional isolation facilities.

Likewise, 6,892 people are in quarantine facilities across the country at present.

Altogether, 10,778 sample tests were conducted across the country in the past 24 hours, Ministry’s Spokesperson Dr Gautam added.

According to Dr. Gautam, 879 individuals got discharged from the hospitals in the past 24 hours while the number of people winning the battle against the virus reached 39,576 in the country.

So far, the recovery rate of the coronavirus infected is 71.5 percent in Nepal.

Similarly, he said that 179 infected ones are receiving treatment in ICU beds and 29 others are in ventilators across the country.

Likewise, 15 people succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours totaling the coronavirus caused deaths 360 so far, the Ministry confirmed.

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