Kathmandu, Nepal, July 13, 2020: 144 new cases of the coronavirus has been reported in the past 24 hours to take the nationwide tally to 16,945.
Of the newly infected persons, six are from Province 1, 41 from Province 2, 13 from Bagmati Province, eight from Gandaki Province, 14 from Province 5, 46 from Karnali Province and 16 from Sudurpaschim Province.
Among the 13 infected persons in Bagmati Province, nine were from Kathmandu valley alone.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 1,705 people have been discharged from health facilities across the country after recovery from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
With the recent recovery cases, total number of patients recovered from the infection of virus has reached 10,294.
Among the 6,613 active cases of infection across the country, 183 are in Province 1, 1,872 in Province 2, 458 in Bagmati Province, 498 in Gandaki Province, 729 in Province 5, 361 in Karnali Province and 2,512 in Sudurpaschim Province.
Five districts- Dhankuta, Bhojpur, Mustang, Manang, and Humla have remained virus free districts.