Nepal reports 11 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 887; national tally reaches 162,354 with 1,954 new infectionsThe active case count stands at 39,643 with 121,824 people making successful recovery so far, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 11 more Covid-19-related fatalities taking the death toll to 887. The country also recorded 1,954 new cases, pushing the national infection tally to 162,354.
The number of active cases stands at 39,643 as 121,824 people have made successful recovery—2,981 of them in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, Kathmandu Valley recorded 843 new cases in the past 24 hours. Of them, 696 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 118 in Lalitpur and 29 in Bhaktapur.
As of Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 71,486. A total of 68,988 cases have been detected after the three district administration offices in Kathmandu Valley imposed prohibitory orders on August 19.
According to the ministry, 425 individuals from Bagmati Province, 153 from Province 2, 124 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 144,360 infections and 847 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, 1,409,295 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 8,248 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 572 new infections were reported in Province 1, 87 in Province 2, and 1,063 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 191, 22, 6 and 13 cases today.
Fourteen districts—Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchok, Kaski, Nawalparasi (West), Dang, Rupandehi and Kailali—have more than 500 active cases, Mustang does not have any active case, according to the Ministry.
As of Wednesday, 290 Covid-19 patients are being treated in intensive care units across the country and 72 others—57 in Bagmati Province, six each in Lumbini and Province 1, two in Province 2 and one in Gandaki—are on ventilator support.”
Nepal on Tuesday reported 14 more Covid-19-related fatalities and 570 new cases. 15 Covid-19-related fatalities and 1,741 new cases were reported on Monday, 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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