Nepal reports 1,149 new Covid-19 cases, 16 deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 10,965 and the number of active cases stands at 26,630.
Nepal on Monday reported 1,149 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 778,312.
Similarly, 337 people tested positive in a total of 4,007 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Monday, 4,034,593 PCR and 515,988 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 12,532 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 16 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 10,965. The number of active cases stands at 26,630.
According to the ministry, 740,717 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,260 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 426 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 301 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 68 in Lalitpur and 57 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 330 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 21 in Province 2, 564 in Bagmati, 150 in Gandaki, 75 in Lumbini, three in Karnali and six in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 12 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 20 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Monday, 475 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 134-34 in Province 1, 85 in Bagmati, four in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday reported 838 new coronavirus cases and 13 deaths. Similarly, 777 new coronavirus cases and 12 deaths were recorded on Saturday and 961 new coronavirus cases and 21 deaths were reported on Friday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.