With 1,421 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 621,056The Health Ministry reports 51 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Sunday reported 1,421 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 621,056.
Similarly, 1,021 people tested positive in a total of 4,249 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Sunday, 3,269,266 PCR and 142,562 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 6,677 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 51 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 8,726. The number of active cases stands at 55,532.
According to the ministry, 556,798 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 3,456 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 548 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 450 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 73 in Lalitpur and 25 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 134 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 55 in Province 2, 710 in Bagmati, 379 in Gandaki, 66 in Lumbini, 52 in Karnali and 28 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 42 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 16 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Sunday, 871 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 250— 49 in Province 1, two in Province 2, 152 in Bagmati, 18 in Gandaki, 17 in Lumbini, five in Karnali and seven in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported 1,688 new coronavirus cases and 34 deaths. Similarly, 1,963 new cases and 44 Covid-19 related deaths were reported on Friday and 1,768 new cases and 39 Covid-19 related deaths were reported on Thursday.
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