Nepal: Number of Covid-19 positive cases crosses 600 mark


KATHMANDU | MAY 24, 2020:

The number of people diagnosed with COVID-19 has crossed 600 mark in Nepal. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 19 more people tested positive today taking total number to 603.

17 persons have been discharged from the hospitals. There are now 513 people are under treatment in Nepal, while 87 have recovered. Three persons have lost their lives due to COVID-19 so far. At present 39,804 people are under quarantine across the country.

Out of 77 districts of the Himalayan nation, 42 are affected by the novel Coronavirus. Banke district in Province 5 has reported maximum 142 positive cases.