Nepal reports 13 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 842; national tally reaches 155,233 with 2,225 new infectionsThe active case count stands at 46,057 with 108,334 people making successful recovery so far, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Saturday reported 13 Covid-19-related fatalities taking the death toll to 842. The country also recorded 2,225 new cases, pushing the national infection tally to 155,233.
The number of active cases stands at 46,057 as 108,334 people have made successful recovery—2,846 of them in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,110 new cases in the past 24 hours. Of them, 832 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 176 in Lalitpur and 102 in Bhaktapur.
As of Saturday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 67,961. A total of 65,463 cases have been detected after the three district administration offices in Kathmandu Valley imposed prohibitory orders on August 19.
According to the ministry, 401 individuals from Bagmati Province, 150 from Province 2, 117 from Lumbini Province, 108 from Province 1, 40 from Gandaki Province, 16 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 10 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
The country has witnessed 137,239 infections and 802 deaths since July 22. A total of 17,994 cases and 40 deaths were registered until July 21, when the government decided to end the nationwide lockdown after four months.
As of Saturday, 1,380,862 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 13,846 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 222 new infections were reported in Province 1, 84 in Province 2, and 1,217 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 145, 373, 42, and 142 new cases respectively.
Morang district in Province 1 and Rupandehi in Lumbini Province saw more than 100 new infections in the past 24 hours.
While fifteen districts—Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchok, Kaski, Dang, Rupandehi, Banke, Surkhet and Kailali—have more than 500 active cases, Mustang does not have any active case, according to the Ministry.
As of Saturday, 307 Covid-19 patients are being treated in intensive care units across the country and 70 others—49 in Bagmati Province, nine in Province 1, eight in Lumbini Province, two in Province 2 and one each in Sudurpaschim and Gandaki—are on ventilator support.”
Nepal on Friday reported 17 Covid-19-related fatalities and 4,499 new cases. The country on Thursday reported 21 Covid-19-related deaths and 3,637 new infections compared to 26 deaths and 5,743 new infections, the highest single day records, on Wednesday and 3,093 new infections and eight deaths on Tuesday.
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