Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,215 with 13 more deaths; national tally reaches 208,299 with 1,946 new infectionsWhile 376 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 74 others are on ventilator support, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Saturday reported 13 more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,215. The country also recorded 1,946 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 208,299 with 36,452 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 2,503 infected people recovered in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 835 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 642 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 105 in Lalitpur and 88 in Bhaktapur.
As of Saturday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 95,851. While Kathmandu has reported 299 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 84 and 76 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 604 individuals from Bagmati Province, 171 each from Province 2 and Lumbini Province, 155 from Province 1, 72 from Gandaki Province, 28 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 14 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Saturday, 1,602,603 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 8,753 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 227 new infections were reported in Province 1, 38 in Province 2, and 978 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 399, 209, two and 93 cases respectively.
Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Jhapa and Kaski districts recorded more than 100 new infections in the past 24 hours.
Fourteen districts—Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Kavre, Kaski, Nawalparasi (East), Dang, Rupandehi, Palpa 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 376 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 74 others—44 in Bagmati Province, 13 in Gandaki Province, 12 in Province 1, four in Lumbini Province and one in Province 2—are on ventilator support.
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