September 19, 2021, Sunday

Nepal sees 1,562 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths in last 24 hours

KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of 1,562 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 1,180 persons tested positive for COVID-19 through the RT-PCR method while 382 tested positive through the Antigen method.

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According to the Ministry, 294 persons in Kathmandu, 62 in Lalitpur, and 48 in Bhaktapur have been tested positive for COVID-19, making the Kathmandu valley’s fresh coronavirus cases 404 in the past 24 hours.

According to the Ministry, 19 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 1,589 persons have returned home after a complete health recovery from COVID-19.