Nepal reports 18 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 1,126; national tally reaches 197,024 with 2,571 new infectionsWhile 411 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 83 others are on ventilator support, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Monday reported 18 Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,126. The country also recorded 2,571 new cases.
The overall national infection tally has reached 197,024 with 36,174 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 1,798 infected people recovered in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,428 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 1,136 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 201 in Lalitpur and 91 in Bhaktapur.
As of Monday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 90,155. While Kathmandu has reported 275 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur have recorded 72 and 68 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 552 individuals from Bagmati Province, 167 from Province 2, 161 from Lumbini Province, 141 from Province 1, 65 from Gandaki Province, 27 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 13 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Monday, 1,551,254 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 11,177 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 309 new infections were reported in Province 1, 63 in Province 2, and 1,620 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 216, 176, 20 and 167 cases.
Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Morang and Kaski 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 does not have any active case, according to the ministry.
While 411 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 83 others—52 in Bagmati Province, 13 in Province 1, nine in Gandaki Province, six in Lumbini Province, two in Province 2 and one in Sudurpaschim Province—are on ventilator support.
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