Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,979 with four more deaths; national tally reaches 268,646 with 336 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 5,030 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Thursday reported four more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,979. The country also recorded 336 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 268,646 with 3,799 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 262,868 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 226 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 198 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 146 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 36 in Lalitpur and 16 in Bhaktapur.
As of Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 125,522. While Kathmandu has reported 490 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 158 and 113 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 979 individuals from Bagmati Province, 261 from Lumbini Province, 225 from Province 1, 219 from Province 2, 203 from Gandaki Province, 65 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 27 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Thursday, 2,031,756 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 5,030 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 13 new infections were reported in Province 1, three in Province 2 and 231 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 44, 29, three and 13 cases respectively.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Bhojpur, Kalikot, Rukum (West) and Mugu districts do not have any active cases, according to the ministry.
While 150 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 34 others—22 in Bagmati Province, seven in Gandaki and five in Lumbini—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Wednesday reported six Covid-19-related deaths and 318 new infections. Similarly, four deaths and 348 new infections were recorded in the country on Tuesday and six deaths and 322 new cases on Monday.
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