Nepal reports 15 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 1,189; national tally reaches 204,242 with 1,913 new infectionsWhile 373 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 87 others are on ventilator support, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Thursday reported 15 Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,189. The country also recorded 1,913 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 204,242 with 38,461 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 2,349 infected people recovered in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 973 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 764 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 126 in Lalitpur and 83 in Bhaktapur.
As of Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 93,809. While Kathmandu has reported 293 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 79 and 75 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 589 individuals from Bagmati Province, 170 from Lumbini Province, 169 from Province 2, 152 from Province 1, 67 from Gandaki Province, 28 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 14 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Thursday, 1,584,317 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 10,022 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 160 new infections were reported in Province 1, 70 in Province 2, and 1,149 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 193, 235, 18 and 88 cases.
Thirteen districts—Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Kavre, Kaski, Nawalparasi (East), Dang, Rupandehi and Kailali—have more than 500 active cases. Manang is the only district that does not have any active case, according to the ministry.
While 373 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 87 others—58 in Bagmati Province, 12 in Province 1, 11 in Gandaki Province, four in Lumbini Province, and two in Province 2—are on ventilator support.
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