Nepal records highest spike of 189 coronavirus cases

Nepal records highest single-day spike of 189 coronavirus cases

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Nepal on Saturday registered its highest single-day surge in coronavirus cases with 189 new infections, including 77 from a district bordering India, taking the COVID-19 tally in the country to over 1,400.

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Nepal has been reporting more than 100 cases for the last four consecutive days. On Friday, the country reported 170 cases and its sixth COVID-19 death. 

One hundred eighty-nine more people, including four women, have been tested positive with the coronavirus, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

The country's COVID-19 tally now stands at 1,401, it said.

Also Read: Coronavirus India update: State-wise total number of confirmed cases

The new cases included 77 patients from western Nepal's Kapilvastu district bordering India.

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