Nepal: Total number of COVID-19 cases surges to 191 as 57 more test positive

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KATHMANDU | MAY 13, 2020:

In Nepal, the number of COVID-19 cases has jumped to 191 as 57 more persons tested positive today. This is the highest number of Coronavirus cases reported in a single day so far.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population 39 persons from Parsa district, 9 from Rupandehi, 8 from Kaplivastu and one from Bara district were diagnosed with COVID-19 today.

In last one week, the number of COVID-19 cases has sharply increased in Nepal. On last Tuesday the total number of positive cases were just 82 while within a week the number has soared to 191. Currently, there are 158 active cases in the Himalayan nation, whereas 33 patients have recovered so far.