With 1,728 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 636,916The Health Ministry reports 20 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 1,728 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 636,916.
Similarly, 908 people tested positive in a total of 4,489 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Tuesday, 3,336,946 PCR and 184,430 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 7,259 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 20 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 9,071. The number of active cases stands at 35,310.
According to the ministry, 592,535 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 4,348 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 458 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 302 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 100 in Lalitpur and 56 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 425 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 59 in Province 2, 728 in Bagmati, 208 in Gandaki, 193 in Lumbini, 56 in Karnali and 60 Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 20 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 27 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Tuesday, 649 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 184—37 in Province 1, one in Province 2, 122 in Bagmati, 12 in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini, one in Karnali, and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Monday reported 1,509 new coronavirus cases and 42 deaths. Similarly, 1,353 new cases and 34 new deaths were reported on Sunday and 1,174 new cases and 30 Covid-19-related deaths were recorded on Saturday
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