Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,389 with 28 more deaths; national tally reaches 226,026 with 1,948 new infectionsAccording to the Ministry of Health and Population, 3,140 infected people recovered in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 28 more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,389. The country also recorded 1,948 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 226,026 with 16,639 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 3,140 infected people have recovered from the disease in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 835 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 635 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 113 in Lalitpur and 87 in Bhaktapur.
As of Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 105,517. While Kathmandu has reported 335 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 93 and 89 respectively.
According to the ministry, 681 individuals from Bagmati Province, 191 from Lumbini Province, 188 from Province 2, 178 from Province 1, 91 from Gandaki Province, 37 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 23 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Wednesday, 1,690,509 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,210 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 381 new infections were reported in Province 1, 69 in Province 2, and 1,151 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Sudurpaschim and Karnali provinces reported 112, 194 and 38 and 2 cases respectively.
Eight districts—Jhapa, Morang, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Kaski, Rupandehi and Kailali—have more than 500 active cases. Manang and Mugu districts do not have any active case, according to the ministry.
While 345 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 63 others—41 in Bagmati Province, 11 in Gandaki Province, eight in Province 1 and three in Lumbini Province—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Tuesday had reported 24 more deaths and 1,790 new infections. The country had reported 16 more Covid-19-related fatalities and 1,980 new cases on Monday compared to 16 Covid-19-related fatalities and 1,699 new cases on Sunday and seven Covid-19-related deaths and 1,674 new infections on Saturday.
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