Nepal reports highest single day COVID-19 spike with 2,722 new cases

Friday, 02 Oct, 9.16 pm

Amid relaxation in COVID-19 restrictions, Nepal on Friday registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 with 2,722 new cases within 24 hours, taking the national tally to 82,450.

The Ministry of Health and Population on Friday told reporters that the record number of COVID-19 cases, along with a record number of RT-PCR tests conducted within 24 hours.

The number of COVID-19 cases has continued to rise despite a ban on selective areas by local governments.

Jaeshwor Gautam, Ministry Spokesperson, announced that a total of 2,722 coronavirus cases were recorded in the country, after 14,749 samples were tested for infection.