With 2,010 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 660,788The Health Ministry reports 18 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 2,010 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 660,788.
Similarly, 895 people tested positive in a total of 4,916 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Wednesday, 3,438,330 PCR and 247,542 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 8,108 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 18 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 9,430. The number of active cases stands at 26,647.
According to the ministry, 624,711 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,606 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 425 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 294 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 62 in Lalitpur and 69 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 508 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 44 in Province 2, 746 in Bagmati, 451 in Gandaki, 164 in Lumbini and 68 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, nine districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 26 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Wednesday, 599 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 172—46 in Province 1, 102 in Bagmati, 11 in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini and three each in Karnali and Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Tuesday reports 1,639 new coronavirus cases and 12 deaths. Similarly, 1,690 new coronavirus cases and 18 new deaths were reported on Monday and 1,237 new coronavirus cases and 20 new deaths were reported on Sunday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.