Nepal reports four more Covid-19-related deaths and 594 new infectionsHealth Ministry says two men from Bara and one each from Morang and Siraha districts succumbed to the disease.
Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reached 99 after four more deaths on Friday while the national tally reached 25,551 after 594 new cases.
The Health Ministry said two men from Bara and one each from Morang and Siraha died due to conditions related to coronavirus infection.
According to the ministry, 42 individuals from Province 2, 18 from Bagmati Province, 12 from Province 5, nine from Province 1, eight from Sudurpaschim Province, six from Gandaki Province and four from Karnali have died because of Covid-19-related conditions so far.
Ministry spokesperson Dr Jageshwor Gautam said 11,575 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests were carried out in the country in the past 24 hours, of which 594 came back positive. This takes the national Covid-19 tally to 25,551.
Samples of 83 individuals from Kathmandu, 71 from Parsa, 63 from Morang, 55 from Dhanusha, 30 from Lalitpur, 24 each from Sunsari, Bara and Mahottari, 22 each from Tanahun and Banke, 21 from Surkhet, 18 from Makwanpur, 14 each from Sarlahi, Saptari, Chitwan and Rupandehi, 11 from Sindhuli, nine each from Jhapa and Kailali, six each from Bhaktapur and Achham, five each from Rautahat, Bardiya and Kapilvastu, three each from Siraha and Dailekh, two each from Nawalparasi (East) and Kanchanpur, and one each from Udayapur, Dhading, Dolakha, Nuwakot, Sindhupalchok, Kaski, Lamjung, Parbat, Syangja, Dang, Humla, Salyan, Bajhang and Bajura tested positive for the virus.
Nepal had reported four deaths and 525 new cases on Thursday, compared to eight deaths and 484 new cases on Wednesday. On Tuesday, four deaths and 638 new cases were recorded while on Monday there were two deaths and 380 new cases. On Sunday, the country saw two deaths and 380 new infections. Three deaths and 378 new cases were confirmed on Saturday.
With 240 in the past 24 hours, 17,077 individuals have made successful recoveries after being diagnosed with Covid-19, according to the ministry.
So far, 494,613 PCR tests have been performed in the country.
Four districts—Sankhuwasabha, Manang, Mustang and Dolpa—don’t have any active cases, according to the ministry.
Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.