Nepal reports 15 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 862; national tally reaches 159,830 with 1,741 new infectionsThe active case count stands at 43,293 with 115,675 people making successful recovery so far, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Monday reported 15 Covid-19-related fatalities taking the death toll to 862. The country also recorded 1,741 new cases, pushing the national infection tally to 159,830.
The number of active cases stands at 43,293 as 115,675 people have made successful recovery—4,005 of them in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, Kathmandu Valley recorded 895 new cases in the past 24 hours. Of them, 673 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 146 in Lalitpur and 76 in Bhaktapur.
As of Monday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 70,391. A total of 67,893 cases have been detected after the three district administration offices in Kathmandu Valley imposed prohibitory orders on August 19.
According to the ministry, 412 individuals from Bagmati Province, 150 from Province 2, 119 from Lumbini Province, 113 from Province 1, 401from Gandaki Province, 17 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 10 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
The country has witnessed 141,836 infections and 822 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 Monday, 1,398,179 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 5,006 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 250 new infections were reported in Province 1, 66 in Province 2, and 1,057 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 213, 145, 7, and 3 new cases respectively.
Sunsari district in Province 1 and Kaski in Gandaki Province saw more than 100 new infections in the past 24 hours.
While sixteen districts—Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchok, Kaski, Nawalparasi (West), 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 Monday, 285 Covid-19 patients are being treated in intensive care units across the country and 64 others—43 in Bagmati Province, 10 in Province 1, eight in Lumbini Province, two in Province 2 and one in Gandaki—are on ventilator support.”
Nepal on Sunday reported five Covid-19-related fatalities and 2,856 new cases. On Saturday the country had reported 13 Covid-19-related fatalities and 2,225 new cases while 17 Covid-19-related fatalities and 4,499 new cases were reported on Friday. 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.
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