With 1,423 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 772,182The Health Ministry reports 21 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 1,423 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 772,182.
Similarly, 254 people tested positive in a total of 3,923 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Tuesday, 3,980,832 PCR and 496,037 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 11,111 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 21 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 10,879. The number of active cases stands at 30,303.
According to the ministry, 731,000 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 2,072 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 519 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 364 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 89 in Lalitpur and 66 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 456 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 21 in Province 2, 629 in Bagmati, 166 in Gandaki, 88 in Lumbini, 39 in Karnali and 24 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 17 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 21 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Tuesday, 514 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 154-36 in Province 1, 97 in Bagmati, five in Gandaki, nine in Lumbini, one in Karnali and six in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Monday reported 1,488 new coronavirus cases and 20 deaths. Similarly, 976 new coronavirus cases and 20 deaths were reported on Sunday and 1,024 Covid-19 cases and nine fatalities were reported on Saturday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.