With 1,902 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 761,124The Health Ministry reports 16 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Monday reported 1,902 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 761,124.
Similarly, 393 people tested positive in a total of 4,341 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Monday, 3,906,029 PCR and 465,840 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 11,892 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 16 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 10,730. The number of active cases stands at 35,874.
According to the ministry, 714,520 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,808 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 906 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 665 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 138 in Lalitpur and 103 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 377 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 22 in Province 2, 1,156 in Bagmati, 173 in Gandaki, 114 in Lumbini, 41 in Karnali and 19 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 Monday, 568 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 160—40 in Province 1, 99 in Bagmati, nine in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini and five in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday reported 1,214 new coronavirus cases and 24 deaths. Similarly, 1,516 new coronavirus cases and 27 deaths were recorded on Saturday and 1,577 new coronavirus cases and 25 new deaths were recorded on Friday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.