Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 2,038 with three more deaths; national tally reaches 271,925 with 119 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 2,251 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Sunday reported three more Covid-19-related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 2,038. The country also recorded 119 new cases.
Dr Samir Kumar Adhikary, joint spokesperson for the ministry, confirmed three Covid-19 related deaths in 24 hours.
The overall infection tally has reached 271,925 with 1,815 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 268,072 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 260 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 55 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 43 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, eight in Lalitpur and four in Bhaktapur.
As of Sunday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 127,146. While Kathmandu has reported 500 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 161 and 115 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 1,000 individuals from Bagmati Province, 289 from Lumbini Province, 229 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 Sunday, 2,093,417 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 2,251 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, one case was recorded in Province 2 and 69 new infections were reported in Bagmati Province.
Similarly, Gandaki, Lumbini and Sudurpaschim reported 36, 12 and one cases respectively. Province 1 and Karnali Province did not report any cases today.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Kalikot, Rukum (West) and Mugu districts do not have any active cases, according to the ministry.
Until Sunday, 56 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country, 11 others—eight in Bagmati Province, two in Lumbini and one in Karnali—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday had recorded 99 new infections. Similarly, two Covid-19-related fatalities and 105 new cases were recorded on Friday and two Covid-19-related deaths and 171 new cases were recorded in the country on Thursday.
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