Kathmandu Valley records 597 new cases of Covid-19, 6 deaths

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Sunday confirmed 597 new cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley. The valley also recorded six deaths owing to Covid-19 in the 24 hours leading to 04:00 p.m Sunday.

“In 9,165  Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours across the nation, as many as 597 persons, 216 females and 381 males, were found with the novel coronavirus infection in the Valley itself,” revealed the daily report released by the MoHP today.

Of the 597 new cases, 483 cases including 178 females and 305 males, were detected in Kathmandu, 81 cases including 22 females and 59 males, were detected in Bhaktapur and 33 cases, including 16 females and 17 males were detected in Lalitpur.

Moreover, some 1,039 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded across the nation on Saturday, taking the national tally to 54,159 including 38,697 cases of recovery and 345 death cases.