With 1,347 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 773,529The Health Ministry reports 10 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 1,347 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 773,529.
Similarly, 293 people tested positive in a total of 3,688 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Wednesday, 3,990,599 PCR and 499,725 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,767 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 10 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 10,889. The number of active cases stands at 29,497.
According to the ministry, 733,161 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 2,161 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 568 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 349 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 150 in Lalitpur and 69 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 317 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 11 in Province 2, 692 in Bagmati, 188 in Gandaki, 101 in Lumbini, 28 in Karnali and 10 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 Wednesday, 488 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 140-34 in Province 1, 85 in Bagmati, six in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini, one in Karnali and seven in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Tuesday reported 1,423 new coronavirus cases and 21 deaths. Similarly, 1,488 new coronavirus cases and 20 deaths were reported on Monday and 976 Covid-19 cases and 20 fatalities were reported on Sunday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.