With 316 new Covid-19 cases, national tally reaches 13,564There were 50 cases in Bajura, highest for any district, while Kathmandu Valley confirmed 14 cases in the last 24 hours.
Nepal confirmed 316 new Covid-19 cases as the national tally reached 13,564 on Tuesday.
Dr Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson for the Health Ministry, said 60 individuals were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovered cases to 3,194.
“Samples of 50 individuals from Bajura, 30 from Doti, 29 from Mahottari, 28 from Achham, 25 from Saptari, 21 from Dang, 17 from Palpa, 12 from Kathmandu, 10 from Siraha, nine from Kaski, eight each from Sarlahi and Rukum (West), seven each from Rautahat and Argakhanchi, six from Tanahun, five each from Jhapa and Kailali, four each from Baitadi and Syangja, three each from Sankhuwasabha, Dhanusha, Dadeldhura, Lamjung and Dailekh, two each from Udaypur, Sunsari, Sindhupalchok and Salyan and one each from Bajura, Gulmi, Gorkha, Bhaktapur, Baglung, Lalitpur, Myagdi and Banke came back positive during tests conducted at various labs across the country,” said Dr Gautam.
Rautahat is the most affected district in the country with 1,369 active cases, followed by Dailekh with 779 cases. The country reported one death and 476 new infections on Monday. The total death tally stands at 29.
“So far, 228,341 polymerase chain reaction tests have been conducted across the country,” said Gautam.
Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.