With 1,042 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 644,622The Health Ministry reports 27 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Sunday reported 1,042 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 644,622.
Similarly, 561 people tested positive in a total of 3,256 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Sunday, 3,368,542 PCR and 204,248 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 4,876 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 27 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 9,225. The number of active cases stands at 26,179.
According to the ministry, 609,218 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 2,552 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 461 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 342 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 88 in Lalitpur and 31 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 253 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 21 in Province 2, 563 in Bagmati, 135 in Gandaki, 42 in Lumbini, 13 in Karnali and 14 Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, nine districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 25 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Sunday, 608 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 181—47 in Province 1, 106 in Bagmati, 13 in Gandaki, 11 in Lumbini, one in Karnali, and three in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported 1,527 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths. Similarly, 1,391 new coronavirus cases and 34 deaths were reported on Friday and 1,857 new coronavirus cases and 33 deaths were recorded on Thursday.
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