With 8,407 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 497,052The Health Ministry reports 177 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Friday reported 8,407 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 497,052.
Similarly, 200 people tested positive in a total of 873 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 177 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 6,024. The number of active cases stands at 116,192.
According to the ministry, 374,836 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 7,890 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 2,447 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 1,752 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 400 in Lalitpur and 295 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 1,258 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 485 in Province 2, 3,703 in Bagmati, 755 in Gandaki, 1,096 in Lumbini, 270 in Karnali and 840 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 46 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and other 14 districts host more than 200 active cases each.
As of Friday, 2,878,146 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 22,353 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry.
On Friday, 1,716 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 511—81 in Province 1, 51 in Province 2, 312 in Bagmati, 33 in Gandaki, 16 in Lumbini, eight in Karnali and 10 in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Thursday reported 8,227 new Covid-19 cases and 190 fatalities. Similarly, 8,064 new Covid-19 cases and 246 fatalities were recorded on Wednesday and 8,136 new coronavirus cases and 196 fatalities were reported on Tuesday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.