Kathmandu, Nepal, October 16, 2020: Nepal coronavirus (COVID-19) infection tally reached to 126,137 after 4,392 new cases recorded in the past 24 hours.
Of the newly recoded cases, 2,402 cases were recorded from Kathmandu valley alone. With the new addition, total infection cases in Kathmandu valley alone have reached to 51,738.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHA), 4,392 cases were recorded while conducting16, 530 Polymerase Chain Reactions (PCR) tests in the past 24 hours.
The Ministry also informed during the virtual press briefing on Friday that 3,522 people, who had earlier contracted the disease, have been tested negative of the virus. With the addition, total recoveries reached to 88,040.
Likewise, death toll due to the infection of coronavirus reached to 715 after 21 new cases of fatalities reported in the past 24 hours.