With 1,214 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 759,222The Health Ministry reports 24 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Sunday reported 1,214 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 759,222.
Similarly, 174 people tested positive in a total of 3,038 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Sunday, 3,894,137 PCR and 461,499 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 7,259 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 10,714. The number of active cases stands at 35,796.
According to the ministry, 712,712 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 2,260 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 478 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 312 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 114 in Lalitpur and 52 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 252 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 17 in Province 2, 589 in Bagmati, 280 in Gandaki, 46 in Lumbini, 21 in Karnali and nine 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 Sunday, 625 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 167—41 in Province 1, 104 in Bagmati, nine in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini and six in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported 1,516 new coronavirus cases and 27 deaths. Similarly, 1,577 new coronavirus cases and 25 new deaths were reported on Friday and 2,052 new coronavirus cases and 26 new deaths were recorded on Thursday.
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