Kathmandu, Dec. 7: With 272 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Tuesday, the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 823,102.
In 9,386 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 272 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Likewise, the virus infection was detected in 43 people in 2,424 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.
Currently, there are 6,352 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation of which, 339 are admitted to various institutional isolation while 6,013 patients are placed in home isolation.
Of the active patients, 123 are admitted to the ICU and 30 are under treatment with the ventilator facility.
Meanwhile, 304 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 805,205 cases of recovery, and the recovery rate is at 97.8 per cent.
The MoHP on Tuesday added two COVID-19 related fatalities to the nation's COVID-19 death toll, which has now reached 11,545.