Nepal reports 23 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 960; national tally reaches 173,567 with 2,824 new infectionsThe active case count stands at 37,765 with 134,842 people making successful recovery so far, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Sunday reported 23 Covid-19-related fatalities taking the death toll to 960. The country also recorded 2,824 new cases, pushing the national infection tally to 173,567.
The number of active cases stands at 37,765 as 134,842 people have made successful recovery—3,620 of them in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,622 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 1,362 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 164 in Lalitpur and 96 in Bhaktapur.
As of Sunday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 77,970. While Kathmandu has reported 234 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur have recorded 66 and 62 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 479 individuals from Bagmati Province, 157 from Province 2, 127 from Lumbini Province, 116 from Province 1, 52 from Gandaki Province, 17 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 12 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
The country has witnessed 155,573 infections and 920 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 Sunday, 1,456,366 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 13,023 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 441 new infections were reported in Province 1, 86 in Province 2, and 1,722 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 254, 188, 38 and 95 cases.
Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Morang and Kaski districts 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, Mustang and Bajura do not have any active case, according to the ministry.
As of Sunday, 283 Covid-19 patients are being treated in intensive care units across the country and 78 others—58 in Bagmati Province, 12 in Province 1, five in Lumbini, two in Gandaki and one in Sudurpaschim—are on ventilator support.
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