Nepal reports 14 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 876; national tally reaches 160,400 with 570 new infectionsThe active case count stands at 40,681 with 118,843 people making successful recovery so far, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 14 more Covid-19-related fatalities taking the death toll to 862. The country also recorded 570 new cases, pushing the national infection tally to 160,400.
The number of active cases stands at 40,681 as 118,843 people have made successful recovery—3,168 of them in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, Kathmandu Valley recorded 252 new cases in the past 24 hours. Of them, 225 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 23 in Lalitpur and four in Bhaktapur.
As of Tuesday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 70,643. A total of 68,145 cases have been detected after the three district administration offices in Kathmandu Valley imposed prohibitory orders on August 19.
According to the ministry, 418 individuals from Bagmati Province, 150 from Province 2, 123 from Lumbini Province, 114 from Province 1, 44 from Gandaki Province, 17 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 10 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
The country has witnessed 142,406 infections and 836 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 Tuesday, 1,400,694 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 2,725 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 35 new infections were reported in Province 1, 15 in Province 2, and 273 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki and Lumbini provinces reported 80 and 167. While Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces did not report any cases today.
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 Tuesday, 281 Covid-19 patients are being treated in intensive care units across the country and 71 others—53 in Bagmati Province, eight in Lumbini Province, seven in Province 1, two in Province 2 and one in Gandaki—are on ventilator support.”
Nepal on Monday reported 15 Covid-19-related fatalities and 1,741 new cases., pushing the national infection tally to 159,830 while five Covid-19-related fatalities and 2,856 new cases were reported on Sunday. The country on Saturday had reported 13 Covid-19-related fatalities and 2,225 new cases to 17 Covid-19-related fatalities and 4,499 new cases on Friday.
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