A total number of 255 persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.
The total number of cases now has increased to 16,423, according to the Health Ministry. Similarly, 23 new cases have been reported in the Kathmandu Valley in the past 24 hours including 16 in Kathmandu and seven in Lalitpur.
The government conducted 4,696 PCR tests during the period. A total of 266,457 PCR tests have been done across the country until now.
There are no active cases in five districts including Dhankuta, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu Mustang and Humla.
The ministry said 8,636 patients are in isolation ward while 7,752 have recovered.
A total of 35 persons have succumbed to the virus until now.
Published Date: Wednesday, Ashar 24, 2077, 16:30:00