According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Nepal has reported its highest single-day spike in coronavirus infections today with 334 new COVID-19 cases.
With this, the total number of coronavirus cases in the country climbed to 2,634.
Meanwhile, a 45-year-old man from Palpa died in the course of treatment in the Palpa Mission Hospital, taking the total death toll to 10.
However, 12 patients were discharged after a successful recovery, taking the total recoveries to 290.
According to the MoHP, the Nepali Government has tested 4,924 samples through the PCR method in the last 24 hours, taking the total PCR test to 84,134.
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As the country is reeling under the socioeconomic implications of the COVID-19, the World Bank has come forward to help Nepal tackle the pandemic and uplift the economy.
On June 5, 2020, the World Bank has pledged NPR 12 billion for Nepal under the Development Policy Loan.
The WB aims at improving the financial condition of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) while encouraging transparency, accountability and reconstruction.