With 1,218 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 651,380The Health Ministry reports 29 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Thursday reported 1,218 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 651,380.
Similarly, 657 people tested positive in a total of 5,130 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Thursday, 3,396,753 PCR and 222,551 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 5,374 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 29 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 9,320. The number of active cases stands at 26,447.
According to the ministry, 615,613 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,286 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 427 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 287 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 82 in Lalitpur and 58 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 221 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 15 in Province 2, 595 in Bagmati, 183 in Gandaki, 130 in Lumbini, 35 in Karnali and 42 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 Thursday, 572 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 157—39 in Province 1, 94 in Bagmati, 10 in Gandaki, eight in Lumbini, two in Karnali, and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 2,077 new coronavirus cases and 28 deaths. Similarly,1,718 new coronavirus cases and 15 deaths were reported on Tuesday and 1,745 new coronavirus cases and 23 deaths were reported on MondayTrack all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.