With 976 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 769,271The Health Ministry reports 20 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Sunday reported 976 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 769,271.
Similarly, 113 people tested positive in a total of 2,801 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Sunday, 3,958,112 PCR and 487,744 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 5,170 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 10,838. The number of active cases stands at 31,248.
According to the ministry, 722,185 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,534 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 453 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 288 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 98 in Lalitpur and 67 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 237 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 20 in Province 2, 541 in Bagmati, 70 in Gandaki, 58 in Lumbini, 46 in Karnali and 4 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 19 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 20 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Sunday, 523 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 162—42 in Province 1, 96 in Bagmati, six in Gandaki, nine in Lumbini, three in Karnali and six in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported 1,024 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths. Similarly 1,357 Covid-19 cases and 23 fatalities were reported on Friday and 1,619 Covid-19 cases and 16 fatalities were recorded on Thursday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.