With 3,702 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 557,124The Health Ministry reports 109 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Sunday reported 3,702 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 557,124.
Similarly, 667 people tested positive in a total of 1,784 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Sunday, 3,042,369 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 10,986 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, 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 109 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 7,272. The number of active cases stands at 108,897.
According to the ministry, 440,955 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 6,205 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,093 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 804 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 176 in Lalitpur and 113 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 786 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 272 in Province 2, 1,440 in Bagmati, 401 in Gandaki, 344 in Lumbini, 137 in Karnali and 322 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 50 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and other 11 districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Sunday, 1,545 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 407—48 in Province 1, 32 in Province 2, 258 in Bagmati, 31 in Gandaki, 21 in Lumbini, five in Karnali and 12 in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported 4,311 new cases and 116 Covid-19-related deaths. Similarly, 6,855 new cases and 96 Covid-19 related fatalities were recorded on Fridat and 6,731 new cases and 106 Covid-19 related fatalities were recorded on Thursday.
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