With 1,855 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 674,726The Health Ministry reports 24 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Thursday reported 1,855 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 674,726.
Similarly, 859 people tested positive in a total of 3,707 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Thursday, 3,504,191 PCR and 278,569 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,122 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 24 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 9,661. The number of active cases stands at 27,375.
According to the ministry, 637,690 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,288 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 751 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 536 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 130 in Lalitpur and 85 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 529 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 32 in Province 2, 934 in Bagmati, 272 in Gandaki, 59 in Lumbini, 20 in Karnali and nine 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 Thursday, 635 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 172—54 in Province 1, 98 in Bagmati, 11 in Gandaki, six in Lumbini and three in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 1,918 new coronavirus cases and 30 new deaths. Similarly, 2,202 new coronavirus cases and 25 new deaths were recorded on Tuesday and 1,642 new coronavirus cases and 32 new deaths were reported on Monday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.