COVID-19: MoHP daily updates; Total cases: 82 ( 66 active, 16 recovery)

  • May 5, 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: 66,077 (PCR: 13.850 + RDT: 52,227)

No. of tests in last 24 hours: 1,582

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

Rapid Diagnostic Tests: 52,227 (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: 120

Inside Valley: 2

Outside valley: 118

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

Contact Tracing: On going

No. of cases: 82 ( 66 active, 16 recovery)

Rupandehi – 1

Nepalgunj – 23

Dhangadi – 1

Bharatpur – 1

Birgunj – 9

Biratnagar – 31

New cases: No new cases

All cases normal

Mobile App:

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

Self-evaluation: 32,856

Red Zone: 330

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