Nepal registered 658 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, along with 456 recoveries and one death from the virus, according to the Ministry of Health and Population. As many as 6,643 swab samples were tested for COVID-19 on the day. Of them, 405 PCR and 253 antigen tests turned out to be positive for the virus.
Across the nation, there are currently 4,346 active cases of COVID-19. Of them, 4,134 are isolated by themselves, 162 are institutionalized, 50 are in intensive care units, and one is on a ventilator. So far, 11,993 people have died of the viral disease nationwide. Meanwhile, the Kathmandu Valley recorded 242 cases of COVID-19 on Monday.