Nepal reports 22 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 1,148; national tally reaches 199,760 with 2,736 new infectionsWhile 404 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 96 others are on ventilator support, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 22 Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,148. The country also recorded 2,736 new cases.
The overall national infection tally has reached 199,760 with 38,035 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 853 infected people recovered in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,420 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 1,141 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 193 in Lalitpur and 86 in Bhaktapur.
As of Tuesday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 91,575. While Kathmandu has reported 280 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur have recorded 73 and 72 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 563 individuals from Bagmati Province, 167 from Province 2, 165 from Lumbini Province, 148 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 Tuesday, 1,564,214 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 12,960 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 253 new infections were reported in Province 1, 98 in Province 2, and 1,788 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 209, 279, 13 and 96 cases.
Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Kavre and Chitwan districts reported more than 100 infections in the past 24 hours.
While 14 districts—Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavre, Kaski, Nawalparasi (East), Dang, Rupandehi and Kailali—have more than 500 active cases, Manang does not have any active case, according to the ministry.
While 404 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 96 others—58 in Bagmati Province, 15 each in Province 1 and Gandaki Province, six in Lumbini Province, and two in Province 2—are on ventilator support.
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