With eight new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Monday, the nation’s novel coronavirus tally has reached 978,836.
In 3,333 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of eight persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update, according to the report of Monday.
Likewise, the virus infection was detected in one person in 922 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 211 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, two are admitted to various institutional isolation while 209 patients are placed in home isolation.
Of the active patients, one is admitted to the ICU and no one is under treatment with the ventilator facility.
Meanwhile, 18 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in institutional isolation or staying in home isolation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has now recorded 966,674 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 98.8 per cent. The MoHP on Monday added zero COVID-19 related fatalities to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,951.