So far, Nepal has recorded 32,678 coronavirus infection cases and 157 death cases. Currently, there are 13,715 active cases and 18,806 recovery cases.
Meanwhile, the worldwide coronavirus cases have reached 23,811,693. So far, 817,005 patients have lost their lives, and 16,360,536 have recovered successfully.
There are currently 6,634,152 active cases, among which 6,572,434 patients are in mild condition, and 61,718 are in critical condition.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, Nepal has reported 743 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the nation’s caseload to 32,678.
Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll stands at 157 after eight people have succumbed to the infection on Monday.
Meanwhile, as many as 175 patients have been discharged from various hospitals across the country, taking the total recoveries to 18,806.
However, the recovery rate in Nepal is less than around 10% as compared to the global average. Currently, the coronavirus recovery rate in Nepal is 58.3%, while the global average is 68.1%.
“We have not been able to collect data from all places. The recovery rate is seen less due to problems in collecting data of the recovered people every day though the number of people recovered from the coronavirus infection is high,” said MoHP Spokesperson Dr. Sameer Kumar Adhikari.
According to the MoHP, Nepal’s recovery rate was recorded at 70.1% in the last month.
As many as 224 people have been infected with COVID-19 in Kathmandu Valley in the last 24 hours, taking the total cases to 2,746.
Citing the growing risk of coronavirus infection, eighteen local levels in the Valley decided to postpone all services till August 31, 2020.