Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 2,061 with three more deaths; national tally reaches 273,263 with 97 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, 2,931 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal on Friday reported three more Covid-19 related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 2,061. The country also recorded 97 new cases.
The overall infection tally has reached 273,263 with 1,583 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 269,619 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 114 in the past 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 34 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 23 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, six in Bhaktapur and five in Lalitpur.
As of Friday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 127,788 . While Kathmandu has reported 504 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 164 and 115 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 1,009 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 Friday, 2,134,261 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 2,931 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 58 new infections were recorded in Bagmati Province, 22 in Gandaki Province, 13 in Lumbini Province, and one each in Province 1, Province 2, Karnali Province 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 Friday, 60 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country, 11 others—six in Bagmati, two each in Gandaki and in Lumbini, and one in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
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