Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,943 with six more deaths; national tally reaches 266,546 with 403 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 5,032 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Thursday reported six more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,943. The country also recorded 403 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 266,546 with 4,426 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 260,177 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 405 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 215 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 189 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 23 in Lalitpur and three in Bhaktapur.
As of Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 124,318. While Kathmandu has reported 485 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 152 and 113 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 967 individuals from Bagmati Province, 251 from Lumbini Province, 222 from Province 1, 217 from Province 2, 195 from Gandaki Province, 65 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 26 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Thursday, 2,002,041 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 5,032 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 20 new infections were reported in Province 1, one in Province 2 and 242 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 61, 62, eight and nine cases respectively.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Kalikot, Mugu, Rukum (West) and Bajura districts do not have any active cases, according to the ministry.
While 152 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 33 others—18 in Bagmati Province, seven in Lumbini, six in Gandaki, and one each in Province 1 and Sudurpaschim—are on ventilator support.here.