Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,912 with three more deaths; national tally reaches 264,521 with 362 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 4,286 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Saturday reported three more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,912. The country also recorded 362 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 264,521 with 4,681 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 257,928 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 699 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 194 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 153 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 23 in Lalitpur and 18 in Bhaktapur.
As of Saturday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 123,158. While Kathmandu has reported 479 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 151 and 110 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 956 individuals from Bagmati Province, 245 from Lumbini Province, 218 from Province 1, 216 from Province 2, 189 from Gandaki Province, 63 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 25 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Saturday, 1,978,847 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 4,286 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, five new infections were reported in Province 1 and 255 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 13, 43, six and 40 cases respectively.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Solukhumbu, Mugu and Salyan districts do not have any active cases, according to the ministry.
While 186 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 38 others—21 in Bagmati Province, seven each in Gandaki and Lumbini, one in Province 1 and two in Sudurpaschim—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Friday reported six Covid-19-related deaths and 554 new infections. Similarly, four deaths and 412 new infections were recorded in the country on Thursday and six deaths and 409 new cases on Wednesday.
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