With 4,624 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 581,560The Health Ministry reports 101 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Friday reported 4,624 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 581,560.
Similarly, 2,029 people tested positive in a total of 6,631 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Friday, 3,121,120 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 14,182 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 101 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 7,731. The number of active cases stands at 97,699.
According to the ministry, 476,130 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 8,663 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,384 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 897 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 299 in Lalitpur and 188 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 862 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 411 in Province 2, 2,047 in Bagmati, 577 in Gandaki, 381 in Lumbini, 144 in Karnali and 202 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 47 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and other 13 districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Friday, 1,422 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 404—52 in Province 1, 27 in Province 2, 252 in Bagmati, 33 in Gandaki, 24 in Lumbini, five in Karnali and 11 in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Thursday reported 5,825 new cases and 75 Covid-19 related deaths. Similarly, 4,524 new cases and 101 Covid-19 related deaths were recorded on Wednesday and 5,285 new cases and 68 Covid-19 related deaths were recorded on Tuesday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.