COVID-19: MoHP daily updates; Total cases: 191 (158 active, 33 recovery)

  • May 12, 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: 78,591 (PCR: 18,964 + RDT: 59,627)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 2,236

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 59,627 (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: 228

Inside Valley: 1

Outside valley: 227

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

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 191 (158 active, 33 recovery)

Rupandehi – 28

Nepalgunj – 24

Bharatpur – 1

Birgunj – 27

Biratnagar – 19

Bardiya – 1

Rajbiraj – 1

New cases: 57

All cases normal

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

Self-evaluation: 34,931

Red Zone: 345

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