Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 2,017 with six more deaths; national tally reaches 270,092 with 303 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 4,574 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Tuesday reported six more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 2,017. The country also recorded 303 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 270,092 with 3,252 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 264,823 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 285 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 172 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 134 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 31 in Lalitpur and seven in Bhaktapur.
As of Tuesday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 126,202. While Kathmandu has reported 494 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 159 and 115 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 988 individuals from Bagmati Province, 283 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 Tuesday, 2,052,687 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 4,574 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, eight new infections were reported in Province 1, two in Province 2 and 207 in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim reported 43, 33, four and six 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 139 individuals infected with the virus are being treated in intensive care units across the country, 24 others—13 in Bagmati Province, seven in Gandaki and four in Lumbini—are on ventilator support.
Nepal on Monday reported 10 Covid-19-related fatalities and 339 new cases. Similarly, seven deaths and 270 new infections were recorded on Sunday and eight deaths and 232 new infections were recorded in the country on Saturday.
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