3 June 2020, Kathmandu
A total of 201 new cases of coronavirus have been reported as of Wednesday afternoon taking the tally to 2,300, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.
Speaking at a regular press briefing, Spokesperson Dr. Bikash Devkota said that among the newly-infected are 179 males and 22 females.
Nepal had reported 288 new cases on Tuesday.
Similarly, 12 more persons have discharged after recovery taking the tally to 278 according to Spokesperson Dr. Bikash Devkota.
According to the Ministry of Health, 80,267 tests have been carried out using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method so far. Out of this, 4,924 samples were tested through the PCR method in the last 24 hours.
A total of 155,868 people have been quarantined across the country currently.
Spokesperson Dr. Devkota said that 3,800 people in Province1, 22,702 in Province 2, 3,227 in Bagmati Province, 4,470 in Gandaki Province, 41,683 in Province 5, 30,166 in Karnali Province and 49,820 in Sudurpaschim Province have been quarantined.