With 1,862 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 752,863The Health Ministry reports 44 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 1,862 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 752,863.
Similarly, 620 people tested positive in a total of 5,579 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Wednesday, 3,859,015 PCR and 445,657 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,711 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 44 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 10,612. The number of active cases stands at 38,287.
According to the ministry, 703,964 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,781 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 745 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 515 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 88 in Lalitpur and 142 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 447 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 28 in Province 2, 990 in Bagmati, 247 in Gandaki, 100 in Lumbini, 35 in Karnali and 15 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 20 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 19 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Wednesday, 610 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 161—44 in Province 1, 96 in Bagmati, 10 in Gandaki, six in Lumbini and two in Karnali and three in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 2,020 new coronavirus cases and 35 new deaths. Similarly, 1,548 new coronavirus cases and 24 new deaths were recorded on Monday and 1, 702 new coronavirus cases and 24 deaths were reported on Sunday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.