With 1,639 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 658,778The Health Ministry reports 12 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 1,639 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 658,778.
Similarly, 759 people tested positive in a total of 3,954 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Tuesday, 3,430,222 PCR and 242,626 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 7,058 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 12 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 9,412. The number of active cases stands at 26,261.
According to the ministry, 623,105 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 2,078 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 587 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 410 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 97 in Lalitpur and 80 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 352 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 39 in Province 2, 825 in Bagmati, 231 in Gandaki, 66 in Lumbini, 54 in Karnali and 72 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, eight districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 25 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Tuesday, 586 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 182—52 in Province 1, 108 in Bagmati, 10 in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini and two in Karnali and three in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Monday reported 1,690 new coronavirus cases and 18 deaths. Similarly, 1,237 new coronavirus cases and 20 new deaths were reported on Sunday and 1,353 new coronavirus cases and 22 deaths were recorded on Saturday.
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