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

  • April 8, 2020

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: 1965

No. of tests in Kathmandu in last 24 hours: 169

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 198 swab samples collected in Kailali and Kanchanpur.

No. of people in isolation: 134

Inside Valley: 12

Outside valley: 122

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

Contact Tracing: Completed

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: 12,068

Red Zone: 175

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