With 2,566 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 734,838The Health Ministry reports 35 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Monday reported 2,566 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 734,838.
Similarly, 885 people tested positive in a total of 5,518 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Monday, 3,767,665 PCR and 401,371 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 10,093 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 35 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 10,327. The number of active cases stands at 39,371.
According to the ministry, 685,140 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 2,458 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 961 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 677 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 167 in Lalitpur and 117 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 571 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 17 in Province 2, 1,444 in Bagmati, 380 in Gandaki, 131 in Lumbini, nine in Karnali and 14 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 21 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 16 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Monday, 795 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 197—52 in Province 1, 126 in Bagmati, six in Gandaki, nine in Lumbini and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday reported 1,793 new coronavirus cases and 33 new deaths. Similarly, 1,947 new coronavirus cases and 20 deaths were recorded on Saturday and 3,194 new coronavirus cases and 35 new deaths were reported on Friday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.