With 2,448 new cases, Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 702,097The Health Ministry reports 24 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 2,448 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 702,097.
Similarly, 935 people tested positive in a total of 6,080 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Tuesday, 3,633,118 PCR and 331,879 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 10,638 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 9,922. The number of active cases stands at 32,059.
According to the ministry, 660,116 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,994 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 904 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 613 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 177 in Lalitpur and 114 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 543 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 54 in Province 2, 1,376 in Bagmati, 278 in Gandaki, 158 in Lumbini, 25 in Karnali and 14 Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 14 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 19 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Tuesday, 686 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 162—50 in Province 1, 91 in Bagmati, two in Gandaki, 13 in Lumbini and two in Karnali and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Monday reported 2,279 new coronavirus cases and 23 deaths. Similarly, 1,981 new coronavirus cases and 18 deaths were reported on Sunday and 2,280 new coronavirus cases and 23 deaths were reported on Saturday.
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