COVID-19: Daily Updates from Ministry of Health and Population

  • May 7, 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 Nepal: 68,602 (PCR: 14,509 + RDT: 54,093)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 1451

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 54,093 (RDT Started in every districts)

(Swab samples of individuals who have tested positive in RDT is sent for PCR test )

No. of people in isolation: 133

Inside Valley: 3

Outside valley: 130

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

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 99 ( 77 active, 22 recovery)

Rupandehi – 1

Nepalgunj – 23

Dhangadi – 1

Bharatpur – 1

Birgunj – 26

Biratnagar – 25

New cases: No new cases

All cases normal

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

Self-evaluation: 33,522

Red Zone: 335

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