COVID-19: MoHP daily updates; Total cases: 258 (222 active, 36 recovery)

  • May 15, 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: 86,999 (PCR: 23,914 + RDT: 63,085)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 2,008

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 63,085 (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: 267

Inside Valley: 27

Outside valley: 240

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

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 258 (222 active, 36 recovery)

New cases: 9

All cases normal

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

Self-evaluation: 37,147

Red Zone: 353

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