Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,927 with 10 more deaths; national tally reaches 265,268 with 488 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 5,309 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Monday reported 10 more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,927. The country also recorded 488 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 265,268 with 4,373 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 258,968 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 527 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 314 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 230 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 69 in Lalitpur and 15 in Bhaktapur.
As of Monday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 123,598. While Kathmandu has reported 481 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 152 and 111 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 961 individuals from Bagmati Province, 247 from Lumbini Province, 221 from Province 1, 216 from Province 2, 193 from Gandaki Province, 63 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 26 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Monday, 1,987,555 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 5,309 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 19 new infections were reported in Province 1, four in Province 2 and 356 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 44, 56 and nine cases respectively. Karnali did not report any cases today.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Taplejung and Mugu districts do not have any active cases, according to the ministry.
While 163 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 37 others—21 in Bagmati Province, seven in Lumbini, six in Gandaki, two in Sudurpaschim, and one on Province 1—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday reported five Covid-19-related fatalities and 259 new cases. Similarly, three Covid-19-related deaths and 362 new infections were recorded on Saturday and six deaths and 554 new infections on Friday.
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