COVID-19: MoHP daily updates; Total cases: 453 Recovery: 49 Death: 3

  • May 21, 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: 117,431 (PCR: 38,736 + RDT: 78,695)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 7,036

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 74,649 (RDT Started in every districts)

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

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 453

Active cases: 401

Recovery: 49

Death: 3

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: 46,427

Red Zone: 435

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