National Covid-19 tally reaches 273,351 with 88 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 Saturday.
The ministry had reported three deaths on Friday and Thursday while zero Covid-19-related fatalities were recorded on Wednesday. The country’s overall death toll due to the Covid-19 related complications stands at 2,061.
In the past 24 hours, the ministry said, the country reported 88 new coronavirus infections, pushing the overall infection number to 273,351.
According to the ministry, 269,755 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 136 in the past 24 hours.
The active case count stands at 1,535.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 54 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 47 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, three in Lalitpur and four in Bhaktapur.
As of Saturday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 127,842. 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 Saturday, 2,136,309 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 2,048 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 60 new infections were recorded in Bagmati Province, 19 in Gandaki Province, three in Province 1, one in Province 2 and two each in Lumbini and Sudurpaschim Province. Karnali Province 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 Saturday, 54 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country, 10 others—five in Bagmati, two each in Lumbini and Gandaki and one in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
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