By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Oct. 3: With 812 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Monday, the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 798,004.
In 5,893 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of persons 812 were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) through its regular update.
Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 218 people in 4,981 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 16,606 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 1,152 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 15,534 patients are placed in home isolation. Currently, 241 people are placed in quarantine.
Of the active patients, 351 are admitted to the ICU and 118 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.
Meanwhile, 1,000 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in institutional isolation or staying in home isolation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has now recorded 770,224 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 96.5 per cent.
The Health Ministry on Monday added 10 fatalities to the nation's COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,174.