According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the number of corona cases in Nepal has reached 1,401. In the last 24 hours, 189 more people have been confirmed to have corona infection, the ministry said.

At a regular media briefing organized by the ministry on Saturday, spokesperson Dr Vikas Devkota said that the number of infected people had reached 1,401. Kapilvastu 109, 14 from Dailekh ,Siraha 11, 9 of Saptari ,Dhanusha 7 ,,Rautahat 6 ,Sarlahi 17,Dang 5 ,Mahottari 4 ,Parsa 2, Jhapa 1,Sankhuwasabha 2 ,Lalitpur 1 Bara 1

Of those infected, 219 have recovered and returned home so far. Thirteen people have been discharged in the last 24 hours. Two persons from Budhanilkantha and Tokha have been discharged from Teku Hospital, nine from Balambu Hospital, one from Achham and one from Rukum.

According to the ministry, 1,07,055 samples have been tested using RDT method in Nepal till Saturday. So far 66,729 tests have been done using PCR method.