Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,825 with six more deaths; national tally reaches 258,181 with 481 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 3,828 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Sunday reported six more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,825. The country also recorded 481 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 258,181 with 6,493 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 249,863 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 731 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 208 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 175 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 27 in Lalitpur and 6 in Bhaktapur.
As of Sunday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 120,103. While Kathmandu has reported 464 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 145 and 98 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 906 individuals from Bagmati Province, 229 from Lumbini Province, 215 from Province 1, 211 from Province 2, 183 from Gandaki Province, 56 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 25 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Sunday, 1,909,654 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 3,828 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 10 new infections were reported in Province 1, six in Province 2, and 286 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 63, 59 and 56 cases respectively.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Mugu and Rukum (West) do not have any active case, according to the ministry.
While 235 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 53 others—27 in Bagmati Province, eight each in Gandaki and Lumbini, four in Province 1, three in Province 2, two in Karnali and one in Sudurpaschim—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported three Covid-19 related deaths and 500 new infections. Similarly, eight deaths and 608 new infections were recorded in the country on Friday and five deaths and 613 new cases on Thursday.
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