Kathmandu : Coronavirus infection has been confirmed in 70 more people in the past 24 hours. At the same time, the total number of infected people has reached 16,719 and the number of active infected people are 8,239, said Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population at a regular press briefing on Saturday.
Among those infected on Saturday, three are from Kathmandu. Similarly, six districts including Dhankuta, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Mustang, Manang and Humla are free from coronavirus infection, said Gautam.
According to Gautam, 431 more people have recovered from the coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours. At the same time, the total number of people recovering from coronavirus infection has reached 8,442.
Dr. Gautam said that the number of recovering corona infection has reached 8,442. He added that 50.5 percent of those infected had recovered.