Covid-19: Nepal records 1,801 new cases and 23 deaths; 1,667 recovered in the last 24 hours

The recovery rate currently stands at 98 percent. (Image for representation.)

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Kathmandu: Nepal recorded 1,801 fresh coronavirus cases and 23 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

A total of 1,223 cases were confirmed positive through PCR tests while 578 were confirmed through the antigen method. Samples of 6,628 people were tested through the PCR method while 3,000 samples were tested using the antigen method.

As of Sunday, the death toll from Covid-19 stands at 9,550. As many as 1,667 patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours.