Nepal’s COVID-19 tally rises to 427 with 25 new cases

New Delhi (NVI): 25 new COVID-19 cases have been registered in Nepal today, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 427, local media reports said.

According to the country’s Ministry of Health and Population, Kapilvastu district alone has witnessed 13 new cases today.

Likewise, six new cases were identified in Banke district aged between 17-27 years, five in Dhankuta including a woman aged 24 and one in Nawalparasi (west). Among the newly infected cases, 18 are males while seven are females.

Meanwhile, eight coronavirus patients from Udayapur of Province 1 have recovered and have been discharged from the Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar, the reports said.

With this, the number of recovered cases in the country has reached 45, as per media reports.

Apart from this, 2,280 samples have been tested through the PCR method in the last 24 hours, the Nepal ministry has said.

So far, two persons have died of the disease in the country.