18 May 2021, Kathmandu
Nepal recorded a total of 8,203 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 8,136 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 through the RT-PCR method while 67 have been tested positive through the Antigen method.
According to the Ministry, 2,049 persons in Kathmandu, 365 in Lalitpur, and 221 in Bhaktapur have been tested positive for the pandemic virus, making the capital valley’s fresh coronavirus cases 2,635 in past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, 6,891 persons have returned home after complete health recovery from COVID-19.
According to the Ministry, 196 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.