Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,994 with eight more deaths; national tally reaches 269,180 with 232 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 3,541 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Saturday reported eight more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,994. The country also recorded 232 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 269,180 with 3,452 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 263,734 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 386 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 109 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 80 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 20 in Lalitpur and nine in Bhaktapur.
As of Friday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 125,743. While Kathmandu has reported 491 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 158 and 114 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 982 individuals from Bagmati Province, 268 from Lumbini Province, 225 from Province 1, 219 from Province 2, 208 from Gandaki Province, 65 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 27 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Friday, 2,038,842 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 3,541 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, one new infection were reported in Province 1, two in Province 2, and 179 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini and Sudurpaschim provinces reported 12, 36, and 2 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 147 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 26 others—17 in Bagmati Province, six in Gandaki and three in Lumbini—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Friday reported four Covid-19-related deaths and 336 new infections. Similarly, four deaths and 36 new infections were recorded in the country on Thursday and six deaths and 318 new infections on Wednesday.
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