Covid-19 Nepal: Active cases drop to 35,310 as recovery rate reaches 93 percent

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Kathmandu: The country has witnessed a total of 2,636 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population stated on Tuesday.

Likewise, altogether 4,348 Covid-19 patients got full recovery during the period. The Ministry said that the recovery rate in Nepal is 93 percent.

According to the Ministry of Health, 20 people succumbed to the pandemic in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 9,071.

A total of 1,728 were diagnosed with the virus in PCR tests while 908 were confirmed positive in tests undertaken through the antigen method. Samples of 7,259 people were tested through the PCR method while 4,489 samples were tested adopting the antigen method.

Nepal currently has 35,310 active cases. Nepal had 89,217 active cases on June 6; 85,544 in June 7; 82,736 on June 8; 80,336 on June 9; 77,858 on June 10; 75,275 on June 11; 71,301 on June 12; 68,966 on June 13; 65,804 on June 14; 63,257 on June 15; 62,137 on June 16; 61,725 on June 17 and 59,624 on June 18; 57,618 on June 19; 55,532 on June 20; 53,940 June 21; 52,648 on June 22; 50,250 on June 23; 49,555 on June 24; 45,749 on June 25; 42,024 on June 26; 40,336 on June 27 and 37,950 on June 28.

Source: Health Ministry

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