Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,412 with 23 more deaths; national tally reaches 227,640 with 1,614 new infectionsWhile Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and Kaski districts have more than 500 active cases, Manang, Dolpa and Mugu do not have any active case, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Thursday reported 23 more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,412. The country also recorded 1,614 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 227,640 with 16,793 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 1,437 infected people have recovered from the disease in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 785 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 620 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 114 in Lalitpur and 51 in Bhaktapur.
As of Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 106,302. While Kathmandu has reported 339 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 96 and 89 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 690 individuals from Bagmati Province, 195 from Lumbini Province, 194 from Province 2, 182 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 Thursday, 1,700,000 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,491 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 299 new infections were reported in Province 1, 30 in Province 2, and 903 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Sudurpaschim and Karnali provinces reported 125, 173 and 15 and 69 cases respectively.
Four districts—Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and Kaski—have more than 500 active cases. Manang, Dolpa and Mugu districts do not have any active case, according to the ministry.
While 333 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 56 others—35 in Bagmati Province, 11 in Gandaki Province, six in Province 1, two in Lumbini Province, and one each in Province 2 and Sudurpaschim Province—are on ventilator support.
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