COVID-19: 3,365 new cases, 16 deaths

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KATHMANDU, July 29: The country reported 3,365 new cases of COVID-19 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population. 

The new cases were confirmed from 9,555 RT-PCR tests and 4,687 Antigen tests conducted during the same period, the Ministry said in its routine virtual press conference here today.

Likewise, 1,373 COVID-19 patients recovered during the reference period, taking the recovery caseload to 650,445 till date.  The recovery rate is 94.1 per cent. 

Meanwhile, 16 people lost their lives to Coronavirus infection during the past 24 hours. With this, the number of people succumbing to the flu-like infection stands at 9,807. 

There are altogether 30,390 active cases in the country. Among them, 27,355 were availing treatment in home-isolation and 3,035 in institutional isolation. 

Similarly, 636 patients were in ICU facilities while 160 were in ventilator support, the Ministry said.

The number of people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 stands at 154,880. A total of 3,650,733 people have received the first dose of vaccine against the deadly infection.

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