Nepal witnesses its highest daily COVID-19 deaths, 55 fatalities registered
KATHMANDU: As many as 55 COVID-19 patients have reportedly succumbed to the coronavirus pandemic in the last 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the new deaths have taken the country’s death toll to 3,417 as of Tuesday afternoon.
Meanwhile, Nepal recorded a total of 7,660 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 7,587 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 through the RT-PCR method while 73 have been tested positive through the Antigen method.
According to the Ministry, 2,779 persons in Kathmandu, 601 in Lalitpur, and 513 in Bhaktapur have been tested positive for the pandemic virus.
According to the Ministry, there are 59,798 active cases as of Tuesday afternoon.
Meanwhile, 1,775 persons have returned home after complete health recovery from COVID-19.