With 1,511 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 627,854The Health Ministry reports 81 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 1,511 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 627,854.
Similarly, 910 people tested positive in a total of 4,953 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Wednesday, 3,295,514 PCR and 156,545 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 1,2204 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 81 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 8,894. The number of active cases stands at 50,520.
According to the ministry, 568,440 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 3,558 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 497 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 346 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 94 in Lalitpur and 57 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 504 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 58 in Province 2, 707 in Bagmati, 109 in Gandaki, 70 in Lumbini, 45 in Karnali and 18 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 36 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 19 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Wednesday, 734 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 213— 36 in Province 1, three in Province 2, 136 in Bagmati, 20 in Gandaki, 13 in Lumbini, one in Karnali and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 3,703 new coronavirus cases and 41 deaths. Similarly, 1,584 new coronavirus cases and 46 deaths were reported on Monday and 1,421 new coronavirus cases and 51 deaths were reported on Sunday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.