Nepal reports 16 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 920; national tally reaches 168,235 with 3,517 new infectionsThe active case count stands at 38,357 with 128,958 people making successful recovery so far, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Friday reported 16 Covid-19-related fatalities taking the death toll to 920. The country also recorded 3,517 new cases, pushing the national infection tally to 168,235.
The number of active cases stands at 38,357 as 128,958 people have made successful recovery—4,096 of them in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,888 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 1,508 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 249 in Lalitpur and 131 in Bhaktapur.
As of Friday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 74,991. While Kathmandu has reported 212 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur have recorded 63 and 58 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 447 individuals from Bagmati Province, 157 from Province 2, 126 from Lumbini Province, 115 from Province 1, 48 from Gandaki Province, 17 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 10 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
The country has witnessed 150,241 infections and 880 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 Friday, 1,434,053 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 14,989 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 568 new infections were reported in Province 1, 109 in Province 2, and 2,266 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 224, 265, 34 and 51 cases today.
Apart from the three districts in Kathmandu Valley, Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Chitwan, Kaski and Rupandehi districts also reported more than 100 infections in the past 24 hours.
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, Manang and Mustang do not have any active case, according to the ministry.
As of Friday, 300 Covid-19 patients are being treated in intensive care units across the country and 71 others—55 in Bagmati Province, eight in Province 1, three each in Gandaki and Lumbini, and two in Province 2—are on ventilator support.”
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