With 8,064 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 480,418The Health Ministry reports 246 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 8,064 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 480,418.
Similarly, 67 people tested positive in a total of 708 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
In its regular situation report, the ministry did not mention the death toll over the past 24 hours. It, however, reported 246 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 5,657. The number of active cases stands at 114,358.
According to the ministry, 360,403 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 7,989 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 2,486 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 1,988 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 270 in Lalitpur and 228 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 1,203 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 735 in Province 2, 3,263 in Bagmati, 647 in Gandaki, 1,040in Lumbini, 358 in Karnali and 818 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 43 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and other 14 districts host more than 200 active cases each.
As of Wednesday, 2,834,098 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 21,139 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry.
On Wednesday, 1,618 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 381—26 in Province 1, 55 in Province 2, 235 in Bagmati, 34 in Gandaki, 15 in Lumbini, eight each in Karnali and —were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 8,136 new coronavirus cases and 196 fatalities. Similarly, 9,198 new cases and 214 Covid-19 related fatalities were reported on Monday and 7,316 new cases and 145 Covid-19 related deaths were recorded on Sunday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.