With 1,574 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 629,431The Health Ministry reports 24 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Thursday reported 1,574 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 629,431.
Similarly, 897 people tested positive in a total of 4,997 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Thursday, 3,302,749 PCR and 161,542 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 7,235 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 24 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 8,918. The number of active cases stands at 49,555.
According to the ministry, 570,958 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 2,518 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 335 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 234 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 68 in Lalitpur and 33 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 397 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 95 in Province 2, 716 in Bagmati, 218 in Gandaki, 116 in Lumbini, 17 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 Thursday, 736 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 207— 45 in Province 1, one in Province 2, 129 in Bagmati, 16 in Gandaki, 12 in Lumbini, one in Karnali and three in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 1,511 new coronavirus cases and 81 deaths. Similarly, 3,703 new coronavirus cases and 41 deaths were recorded on Tuesday and 1,584 new coronavirus cases and 46 deaths were reported on Monday.
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