COVID-19: MoHP daily updates; Total cases: 251,692 Recovery: 240,363 Death: 1,749

  • December 17, 2020

Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, 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 PCR tests done in Nepal: 1,855,724

No. of PCR tests in last 24 hours: 6,588

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

No. of cases: 251,692

Active cases: 9,580

Recovery: 240,363

Death: 1,749

New cases: 776

Contact Tracing: Ongoing

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

(Critical Infected-Patients in Nepal)

Patients in ICU: 281

Patients in Ventilator: 59

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

(Live press release from MoHP on Sunday and Wednesday only.)