Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,337 with 16 more deaths; national tally reaches 222,288 with 1,980 new infectionsAccording to the Ministry of Health and Population, 3,043 infected people recovered in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Monday reported 16 more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,337. The country also recorded 1,980 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 222,288 with 18,884 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 3,043 infected people have recovered from the disease in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,007 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 779 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 143 in Lalitpur and 85 in Bhaktapur.
As of Monday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 103,735. While Kathmandu has reported 326 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 90 and 85 respectively.
According to the ministry, 657 individuals from Bagmati Province, 185 from Lumbini Province, 174 from Province 2, 173 from Province 1, 88 from Gandaki Province, 37 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 23 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Monday, 1,670,456 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 10,381 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 245 new infections were reported in Province 1, 47 in Province 2, and 1,269 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 184, 165, 23 and 47 cases respectively.
Four districts— Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and Kaski—have more than 500 active cases. Manang and Mugu districts do not have any active case, according to the ministry.
While 365 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 63 others—34 in Bagmati Province, 14 in Gandaki Province, 11 in Province 1, three in Lumbini Province and one in Province 2—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday reported 16 Covid-19-related fatalities and 1,699 new cases. The country had reported seven deaths and 1,674 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, compared to 22 Covid-19-related deaths and 1,945 new infections on Friday and 17 deaths and 2,103 new infections on Thursday.
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