Nepal reports 17 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 904; national tally reaches 164,718 with 2,364 new infectionsThe active case count stands at 38,952 with 124,862 people making successful recovery so far, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Thursday reported 17 Covid-19-related fatalities taking the death toll to 904. The country also recorded 2,364 new cases, pushing the national infection tally to 164,718.
The number of active cases stands at 38,952 as 124,862 people have made successful recovery—3,038 of them in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,615 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 1,338 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 180 in Lalitpur and 97 in Bhaktapur.
As of Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 73,103. While Kathmandu has reported 209 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur have recorded 61 and 58 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 436 individuals from Bagmati Province, 156 from Province 2, 124 from Lumbini Province, 114 from Province 1, 47 from Gandaki Province, 17 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 10 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
The country has witnessed 146,724 infections and 864 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 Thursday, 1,419,064 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,769 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 143 new infections were reported in Province 1, 31 in Province 2, and 1,826 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 176, 141, 37 and 10 cases today.
While fourteen districts—Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchok, Kaski, Nawalparasi (East), Dang, Rupandehi and Kailali—have more than 500 active cases, Mustang does not have any active case, according to the ministry.
As of Thursday, 304 Covid-19 patients are being treated in intensive care units across the country and 76 others—57 in Bagmati Province, 10 in Province 1, five in Lumbini Province and two each in Province 2 and Gandaki Province—are on ventilator support.”
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