With 1,523 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 762,647The Health Ministry reports 20 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 1,523 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 762,647.
Similarly, 141 people tested positive in a total of 3,105 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Tuesday, 3,915,146 PCR and 468,945 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,117 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 20 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 10,750. The number of active cases stands at 35,591.
According to the ministry, 716,306 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,786 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 564 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 413 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 87 in Lalitpur and 64 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 338 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 16 in Province 2, 785 in Bagmati, 248 in Gandaki, 67 in Lumbini, 44 in Karnali and 25 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 20 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 18 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Tuesday, 537 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 164—42 in Province 1, 100 in Bagmati, nine in Gandaki, six in Lumbini, three in Karnali and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Monday reported 1,902 Covid-19 cases and 16 fatalities. Similarly, 1,214 Covid-19 cases and 24 fatalities were recorded on Sunday and 1,516 Covid-19 cases and 27 fatalities were reported on Saturday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.