Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 2,058 with three more deaths; national tally reaches 273,166 with 96 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 3,541 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Thursday reported three more Covid-19 related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 2,058. The country also recorded 96 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 273,166 with 1,603 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 269,505 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 111 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 42 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 30 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, nine in Lalitpur and three in Bhaktapur.
As of Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 127,754 . 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, 216 from Gandaki Province, 67 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 27 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Thursday, 2,131,330 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, 54 new infections were recorded in Bagmati Province, 25 in Gandaki Province, nine in Lumbini Province, four in Province 2 and two each in Karnali and Sudurpaschim Province.
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 Thursday, 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.here.