Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,986 with seven more deaths; national tally reaches 268,948 with 302 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 3,545 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Friday reported seven more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,986. The country also recorded 302 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 268,948 with 3,614 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 263,348 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 480 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 112 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 90 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 13 in Lalitpur and nine in Bhaktapur.
As of Friday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 125,634. While Kathmandu has reported 490 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 158 and 114 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 980 individuals from Bagmati Province, 263 from Lumbini Province, 225 from Province 1, 219 from Province 2, 207 from Gandaki Province, 65 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 27 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Friday, 2,035,301 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 3,545 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, seven new infections were reported each in Province 1 and Province 2, and 166 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 68, 37, two and 15 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 154 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 31 others—19 in Bagmati Province, seven in Gandaki and five in Lumbini—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Thursday reported four Covid-19-related deaths and 336 new infections. Similarly, six deaths and 318 new infections were recorded in the country on Wednesday and four deaths and 348 new infections on Tuesday.
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