COVID-19: MoHP daily updates; Total cases: 584 Recovery: 70 Death: 3

  • May 23, 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: 132,192 (PCR: 45,957 + RDT: 86,235)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 7,613

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 82,116 (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: 508

Inside Valley: 22

Outside valley: 486

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

No. of cases: 584

Active cases: 511

Recovery: 70

Death: 3

New cases: 20

Contact Tracing: On going

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

Self-evaluation: 47,969

Red Zone: 444

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