With 1,577 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 756,492The Health Ministry reports 25 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Friday reported 1,577 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 756,492.
Similarly, 488 people tested positive in a total of 4,365 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Friday, 3,877,469 PCR and 454,694 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 8,752 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 25 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 10,663. The number of active cases stands at 37,599.
According to the ministry, 708,230 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 2,337 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 715 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 454 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 169 in Lalitpur and 92 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 223 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 25 in Province 2, 933 in Bagmati, 246 in Gandaki, 97 in Lumbini, 36 in Karnali and 17 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 19 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 19 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Friday, 622 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 171—49 in Province 1, 102 in Bagmati, eight in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini and five in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Thursday reported 2,052 new coronavirus cases and 26 new deaths. Similarly, 1862 new coronavirus cases and 44 new deaths were recorded on Wednesday and 2,020 new coronavirus cases and 35 new deaths were reported on Tuesday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.