With 1,174 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 632,326The Health Ministry reports 30 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Saturday reported 1,174 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 632,326.
Similarly, 842 people tested positive in a total of 4,806 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Saturday, 3,317,039 PCR and 171,113 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 4,704 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 30 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 8,975. The number of active cases stands at 42,024.
According to the ministry, 581,327 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 4,914 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 260 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 181 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 43 in Lalitpur and 36 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 210 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 59 in Province 2, 488 in Bagmati, 248 in Gandaki, 63 in Lumbini, 76 in Karnali and 35 Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 25 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 27 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Saturday, 734 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 222—42 in Province 1, one in Province 2, 141 in Bagmati, 18 in Gandaki, 14 in Lumbini, two in Karnali, and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Friday reported 1,721 new coronavirus cases and 27 deaths. Similarly, 1,574 new coronavirus cases and 24 deaths were recorded on Thursday and 1,511 new coronavirus cases and 81 deaths were recorded on Wednesday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.