Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,808 with five more deaths; national tally reaches 256,592 with 613 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 5,510 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Thursday reported five more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,808. The country also recorded 613 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 256,592 with 7,384 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 247,400 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 739 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 244 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 199 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 27 in Lalitpur and 18 in Bhaktapur.
As of Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 119,349. While Kathmandu has reported 457 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 143 and 98 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 896 individuals from Bagmati Province, 226 from Lumbini Province, 214 from Province 1, 210 from Province 2, 182 from Gandaki Province, 55 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 25 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Thursday, 1,896,250 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 5,510 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 44 new infections were reported in Province 1, six in Province 2, and 295 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 64, 74, seven and 123 cases respectively.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Mugu district does not have any active case, according to the ministry.
While 261 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 49 others—30 in Bagmati Province, seven in Gandaki, four in Province 1, three each in Province 2 and Lumbini, and two in Karnali—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Wednesday reported five Covid-19-related deaths and 743 new infections. Similarly, three deaths and 722 new cases were recorded in the country on Tuesday and seven deaths and 742 new cases on Monday.
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