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Bangkok (People's Daily) - Nepal on Friday confirmed 316 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 13,564 since the virus first arrived in the country in January.
A total of 10,341 patients remain hospitalized, 3,194 have recovered and returned home, and 29 have died from complications related to the disease, according to Nepal's Ministry of Public Health.
There are still 53,070 people in Nepal in quarantine.
Nepal has implemented a national blockade policy since March 24 to prevent the spread of the epidemic.