With 1,648 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 764,295The Health Ministry reports 20 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 1,648 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 764,295.
Similarly, 404 people tested positive in a total of 4,323 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Wednesday, 3,925,758 PCR and 473,268 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 10, 612 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 10,770. The number of active cases stands at 34,189.
According to the ministry, 719,336 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 3,030 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 719 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 471 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 146 in Lalitpur and 102 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 246 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 32 in Province 2, 874 in Bagmati, 341 in Gandaki, 102 in Lumbini, 19 in Karnali and 34 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, 563 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 170—43 in Province 1, 97 in Bagmati, eight in Gandaki, 12 in Lumbini, three in Karnali and seven in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 1,523 Covid-19 cases and 20 fatalities. Similarly, 1,902 Covid-19 cases and 16 fatalities were recorded on Monday and 1,214 Covid-19 cases and 24 fatalities were reported on Sunday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.