With 1,058 new cases, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 774,587The Health Ministry reports 14 new deaths including figures from the past few days based on statistics from the Nepal Army.
Nepal on Thursday reported 1,058 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 774,587.
Similarly, 213 people tested positive in a total of 3,046 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Thursday, 3,999,497 PCR and 502,771 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 8,898 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 14 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 10,903. The number of active cases stands at 28,678.
According to the ministry, 735,006 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,845 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 433 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 329 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 67 in Lalitpur and 37 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 261 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 33 in Province 2, 526 in Bagmati, 106 in Gandaki, 73 in Lumbini, 23 in Karnali and 36 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 16 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 22 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Thursday, 458 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 139-33 in Province 1, 86 in Bagmati, eight in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini, one in Karnali and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 1,347 new coronavirus cases and 10 deaths. Similarly, 1,423 new coronavirus cases and 21 deaths were recorded on Tuesday and 1,488 new coronavirus cases and 20 deaths were reported on Monday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.