8 May 2021, Kathmandu
Nepal recorded a total of 8,418 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 8,287 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 through the RT-PCR method while 131 have been tested positive through the Antigen method.
Meanwhile, 3,370 persons have returned home after complete health recovery from COVID-19.
According to the Ministry, 53 people have succumbed to COVID-19 related death in the past 24 hours taking the death tally to 3,632 as of Saturday afternoon.