Kathmandu Valley records 32 cases of COVID-19 in a single day

A record 32 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the Kathmandu Valley in the last 24 hours.

“17 females and 11 males of Kathmandu and two males each from Bhaktapur and Lalitpur have been identified with SARS-CoV-2 infection,” informed Dr Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population in the daily press briefing today.

The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test of the newly confirmed infected persons was conducted in National Public Health Laboratory, Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku and TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj in Kathmandu.

Yesterday, 17 COVID-19 cases were recorded in the capital city.