With 1,223 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 667,109The Health Ministry reports 23 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Sunday reported 1,223 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 667,109.
Similarly, 578 people tested positive in a total of 3,000 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Sunday, 3,469,685 PCR and 262,831 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 6,628 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 9,550. The number of active cases stands at 25,485.
According to the ministry, 632,074 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,667 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 334 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 234 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 64 in Lalitpur and 36 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 185 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 42 in Province 2, 592 in Bagmati, 257 in Gandaki, 87 in Lumbini, 21 in Karnali and 39 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 10 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 24 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Sunday, 561 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 165—41 in Province 1, 105 in Bagmati, seven each in Gandaki and Lumbini, two in Karnali and three in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported 1,310 new coronavirus cases and 21 new deaths. Similarly, 2,006 new coronavirus cases and 43 deaths were recorded on Friday and 1,782 new coronavirus cases and 33 deaths were reported on Thursday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.