Nepal reports 17 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 1,087; national tally reaches 191,636 with 2,753 new infectionsWhile 365 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 76 others are on ventilator support, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Saturday reported 17 more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,087. The country also recorded 2,753 new cases.
The overall national infection tally has reached 191,636 with 35,435 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 2,206 infected people recovered in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,512 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 1,294 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 141 in Lalitpur and 77 in Bhaktapur.
As of Saturday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 87,194. While Kathmandu has reported 270 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur have recorded 70 and 66 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 539 individuals from Bagmati Province, 165 from Province 2, 149 from Lumbini Province, 135 from Province 1, 61 from Gandaki Province, 25 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 13 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Saturday, 1,527,766 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 10,423 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 494 new infections were reported in Province 1, 77 in Province 2, and 1,699 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 137, 218, 25 and 103 cases.
Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Morang and Sunsari districts reported more than 100 infections in the past 24 hours.
While thirteen districts—Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchok, Kaski, Nawalparasi (East), Dang, and Rupandehi—have more than 500 active cases, Manang and Bajura do not have any active case, according to the ministry.
As of Saturday, 365 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country. Seventy-six others—35 in Bagmati Province, 17 in Gandaki Province, 15 in Province 1, six in Lumbini Province, two in Province 2 and one in Sudurpaschim Province—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Friday reported 18 Covid-19-related deaths and 2,909 new infections compared to 18 Covid-19-related deaths and 3,051 new infections on Thursday and 30 deaths, the highest single day record, and 3,309 new infections on Wednesday.
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