With 1,391 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 642,053The Health Ministry reports 34 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Friday reported 1,391 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 642,053.
Similarly, 908 people tested positive in a total of 4,030 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Friday, 3,357,829 PCR and 196,696 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 6,566 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 34 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 9,179. The number of active cases stands at 29,274.
According to the ministry, 603,600 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 3,451 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 428 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 316 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 78 in Lalitpur and 34 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 221 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 86 in Province 2, 654 in Bagmati, 182 in Gandaki, 138 in Lumbini, 33 in Karnali and 78 Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 14 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 25 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Friday, 632 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 181—39 in Province 1, 114 in Bagmati, 14 in Gandaki, nine in Lumbini, one in Karnali, and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Thursday reported 1,857 new coronavirus cases and 33 deaths. Similarly, 1,889 new coronavirus cases and 41 deaths were recorded on Wednesday and 1,728 new coronavirus cases and 20 deaths were reported on Tuesday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.