National Covid-19 tally reaches 273,431 with 80 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 Sunday.
The ministry had reported no Covid-19 related deaths on Saturday. 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 80 new coronavirus infections, pushing the overall infection number to 273,431.
According to the ministry, 269,876 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 121 in the past 24 hours.
The active case count stands at 1,494.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 49 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 36 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 11 in Lalitpur and two in Bhaktapur.
As of Sunday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 127,891. 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 Sunday, 2,139,634 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 3,325 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 50 new infections were recorded in Bagmati Province, 19 in Gandaki Province, five each in Province one and Lumbini and one in Province 2. Karnali and Sudurpacschim did not record any new cases.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Panchthar, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Mustang, Rukum (West), Mugu and Achham districts do not have any active cases, according to the ministry.
Until Sunday, 52 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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