Of 7,971 COVID-19 tests conducted on Sunday 1,089 test positive


1,534 recoveries and 20 deaths recorded in the same day

KATHMANDU, September 5: Of 7,971 COVID-19 tests conducted on Sunday in Nepal, 1,089 tests turned out positive, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

Similarly, 20 people succumbed to COVID-19 while 1,534 recovered on the same day.

There are currently 31,248 active cases of COVID-19 across the country. Of them 29,081 are in home isolation, 2,167 in institutional isolation, 523 in ICUs and 162 on ventilators.

So far, as many as 10,838 people have died of COVID-19 in Nepal.

Likewise, of the 1,089 new cases of COVID-19 detected across the country, 453 were detected in the Kathmandu Valley alone. The health ministry recorded 288 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu, 67 in Bhaktapur and 98 in Lalitpur districts.