Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 2,011 with ten more deaths; national tally reaches 269,789 with 339 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 4,858 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Monday reported ten more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 2,011. The country also recorded 339 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 269,789 with 3,240 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 264,538 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 401 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 154 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 133 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 13 in Lalitpur and eight in Bhaktapur.
As of Monday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 126,030. While Kathmandu has reported 493 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 159 and 115 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 986 individuals from Bagmati Province, 279 from Lumbini Province, 226 from Province 1, 219 from Province 2, 209 from Gandaki Province, 65 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 27 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Monday, 2,048,113 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 4,858 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, five new infections were reported in Province 1, 10 in Province 2 and 197 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki and Lumbini and Sudurpaschim reported 45, 74 and eight cases respectively.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Kalikot, Rukum (West) and Mugu districts do not have any active cases, according to the ministry.
While 137 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 19 others—11 in Bagmati Province, six in Gandaki and two in Lumbini—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday reported seven Covid-19-related deaths and 270 new cases. Similarly, eight deaths and 232 new infections were recorded in the country on Saturday and four deaths and 302 new infections on Friday.
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