January 24, 2022, Monday

Nepal records 2,444 new COVID-19 cases, one death in last 24 hours

KATHMANDU: Nepal recorded a total of 2,444 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 1,981 persons tested positive for COVID-19 through the RT-PCR method while 463 tested positive through the Antigen method.

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According to the Ministry, 980 persons in Kathmandu, 221 in Lalitpur, and 85 in Bhaktapur have been tested positive for COVID-19, making the Kathmandu valley’s fresh coronavirus cases 1286 in the past 24 hours.

According to the Ministry,  one more has succumbed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours taking the coronavirus death toll in the country 11,607 till date.

Meanwhile, 213 persons have returned home after a complete health recovery from COVID-19.