Update of February 19 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

  February 20, 2021 By: INSEC

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 273,263 after additional 97 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on February 19, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 269,615 of the total infected have recovered. On February 19, the rate of recovery reached 98.7% along with the 114 latest recovered. The ministry reported that 1,583 people are being treated. Out of which 538 are in home isolation, 60 are being treated in ICU, and 11 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 2,061. According to the Ministry, 2,931 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. There aren’t any active cases in Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Mustang, Rukum West, Mugu and Achham while Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases.

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