Nepal records highest single-day spike with 9,127 new Covid-19 casesHealth Ministry says 139 deaths based on statistics from the Covid-19 Crisis Management Centre and Nepal Army.
Nepal on Monday reported 9,127 new cases, the highest single day spike, in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide coronavirus infection tally to 403,794.
The Health Ministry in its regular situation report did not mention the 24-hour death toll, but it reported 139 fatalities based on the compilation of additional Covid-19 deaths from the Covid-19 Crisis Management Centre and Nepal Army from across the country.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 3,859. With active cases now standing at 93,141.
According to the ministry, 306,794 infected people have recovered from the disease so far, 4,007 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 3,607 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 2,775 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 505 in Lalitpur and 327 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 4,520 new infections were recorded in Bagmati Province, 1,557 in Lumbini, 853 in Sudurpaschim, 815 in Province 1, 773 in Gandaki, 553 in Province 2 and 56 in Karnali.
As of Monday, 2,652,130 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 17,623 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
On Monday, 910 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 295—192 in Bagmati, 37 in Province 2, 17 in Province 1, 16 in Lumbini, 11 each in Gandaki, Karnali and Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday had reported 88 Covid-19 related deaths and 8,777 new cases. Similarly, 53 Covid-19 related deaths and 8,287 new cases were recorded on Saturday and 50 deaths Covid-19 related fatalities and 9,023 new cases were reported on Friday.
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