Kathmandu : In the last 24 hours, an additional 554 people have been confirmed to be infected with the corona virus (Covid-19). At the same time, the number of infected people has reached 12,309.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the virus has been found in all 77 districts of Nepal. Ministry spokesperson Dr Jageshwor Gautam said that corona infection was confirmed in nine people including eight women and one man in Rasuwa last time.
According to the ministry, 4,606 samples have been PCR tested in the last 24 hours. Health Ministry Bhanubhakta Dhakal had claimed that 10 thousand PCR tests would be done daily from Asar 15. But instead of increasing the number of tests, it has come down to 4,600.
According to the ministry, the highest number 7,416 samples was tested on Asar 6th. Since then, it has gradually decreased to 4,606 on Saturday. So far, a total of 210,876 samples have been PCR tested, according to the ministry.