Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,435 with 23 more deaths; national tally reaches 229,343 with 1,703 new infectionsWhile Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and Kaski districts have more than 500 active cases, Manang and Dolpa do not have any active case, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal on Friday reported 23 more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,435. The country also recorded 1,703 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 229,343 with 17,237 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 1,236 infected people have recovered from the disease in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 822 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 599 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 160 in Lalitpur and 63 in Bhaktapur.
As of Friday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 107,124. While Kathmandu has reported 342 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 103 and 89 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 707 individuals from Bagmati Province, 195 from Lumbini Province, 194 from Province 2, 185 from Province 1, 94 from Gandaki Province, 37 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 23 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Friday, 1,710,460 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 10,460 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 259 new infections were reported in Province 1, 56 in Province 2, and 940 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Sudurpaschim and Karnali provinces reported 106, 224 and 34 and 84 cases respectively.
Four districts—Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and Kaski—have more than 500 active cases. Manang and Dolpa districts do not have any active case, according to the ministry.
While 354 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 54 others—29 in Bagmati Province, 11 in Gandaki Province, 10 in Province 1, two in Lumbini Province, and one each in Province 2 and Sudurpaschim Province—are on ventilator support.
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