With 1,745 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 646,367The Health Ministry reports 23 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Monday reported 1,745 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 646,367.
Similarly, 877 people tested positive in a total of 4,028 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Monday, 3,376,041 PCR and 208,276 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 7,499 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 23 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 9,248. The number of active cases stands at 25,690.
According to the ministry, 611,429 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 2,211 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 562 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 378 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 124 in Lalitpur and 60 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 410 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 48 in Province 2, 856 in Bagmati, 248 in Gandaki, 145 in Lumbini, 25 in Karnali and 12 Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, eight districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 23 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Monday, 571 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 180—45 in Province 1, 109 in Bagmati, 12 in Gandaki, 10 in Lumbini, one in Karnali, and three in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday reported 1,042 new coronavirus cases and 27 new deaths. Similarly, 1,527 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths were recorded on Saturday and 1,391 new coronavirus cases and 34 deaths were reported on Friday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.