Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,276 with 17 more deaths; national tally reaches 215,020 with 2,103 new infectionsAccording to the Ministry of Health and Population, 2,858 infected people recovered in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Thursday reported 17 more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,276. The country also recorded 2,103 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 215,020 with 28,106 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 2,858 infected people recovered in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,229 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 965 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 189 in Lalitpur and 75 in Bhaktapur.
As of Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 99,765. While Kathmandu has reported 312 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 89 and 81 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 634 individuals from Bagmati Province, 178 from Lumbini Province, 172 from Province 2, 167 from Province 1, 77 from Gandaki Province, 33 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 15 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Thursday, 1,633,559 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,805 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 290 new infections were reported in Province 1, 77 in Province 2, and 1,389 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 154, 165, six and 24 cases respectively.
Twelve districts—Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Kavre, Kaski, 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 380 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 62 others—38 in Bagmati Province, 14 in Gandaki Province, five in Lumbini Province, three in Province 1, and one each in Province 2 and Sudurpaschim Province—are on ventilator support.
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