With 1,642 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 668,751The Health Ministry reports 32 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Monday reported 1,642 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 668,751.
Similarly, 803 people tested positive in a total of 3,831 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Monday, 3,477,518 PCR and 266,662 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 7,833 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 32 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 9,582. The number of active cases stands at 25,837.
According to the ministry, 633,332 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,258 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 474 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 330 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 56 in Lalitpur and 88 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 463 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 49 in Province 2, 712 in Bagmati, 268 in Gandaki, 93 in Lumbini, eight in Karnali and 49 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 Monday, 564 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 155—44 in Province 1, 93 in Bagmati, eight in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini, one in Karnali and two in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday reported 1,223 new coronavirus cases and 23 new deaths. Similarly, 1,310 new coronavirus cases and 21 new deaths were recorded on Saturday and 2,006 new coronavirus cases and 43 deaths were reported on Friday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.