National Covid-19 tally reaches 273,070 with 125 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, the country did not record any Covid-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours.
Nepal did not record any Covid-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said on Wednesday.
The ministry had reported no Covid-19-related fatalities on Tuesday while one death was reported on Monday. The country’s overall death toll due to the Covid-19 related complications stands at 2,055.
In the past 24 hours, the ministry said, the country reported 125 new coronavirus infections, pushing the overall infection number to 273,070.
According to the ministry, 269,394 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 91 in the past 24 hours.
The active case count stands at 1,621.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 60 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 45 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, nine in Lalitpur and six in Bhaktapur.
As of Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 127,712. While Kathmandu has reported 502 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 163 and 115 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 1,006 individuals from Bagmati Province, 292 from Lumbini Province, 230 from Province 1, 220 from Province 2, 213 from Gandaki Province, 67 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 27 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Wednesday, 2,123,951 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 3,360 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 78 new infections were recorded in Bagmati Province, 21 in Gandaki Province, 12 in Lumbini Province, four in Province 1, seven in Karnali Province, three in Sudurpaschim Province. Province 2 did not record any new cases.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Mustang, Rukum (West), Mugu and Achham districts do not have any active cases, according to the ministry.
Until Wednesday, 61 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country, 13 others—seven in Bagmati, three in Lumbini, two in Gandaki and one in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
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