COVID-19: Daily update from Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population

Dr. Bikash Devkota, Speaker for the Ministry of Health and Population appeared on Facebook Live for the day’s media briefing. Here are a few updates:

Total no. of tests done in Kathmandu: 1697

No. of tests in Kathmandu in last 24 hours: 168

Tests outside Kathmandu: Dharan, Pokhara, Hetauda, Janakpur, Surkhet, Dhangadi, Dhulikhel, Bharatpur, Bhairawaha (PCR Tests)

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: Team has reached respective areas. RDTs expected to begin by tomorrow.

No. of people in isolation: 107

Inside Valley: 12

Outside valley: 95

(On suspicion of coronavirus, tests either yet to be done, or results are awaited)

Contact Tracing: Ongoing of all cases

No. of cases: 9 (8 active, 1 recovery)

Teku 2
Baglung 2
Dhangadi 4

All cases normal

Mobile App:

As per the mobile app and website of MOHP launched by MoHP, HamroSwasthya mobile app

Self-evaluation: 9388

Red Zone: 112

Disclaimer: All information relayed as said by the spokesperson of MoHP.