Nepal reports 1,165 new Covid-19 cases, 11 deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,002 and the number of active cases stands at 25,772.
Nepal on Thursday reported 1,165 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 781,989.
Similarly, 346 people tested positive in a total of 3,971 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Thursday, 4,068,591 PCR and 528,456 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 11,208 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 11 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 11,002. The number of active cases stands at 25,772.
According to the ministry, 745,215 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,689 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 430 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 293 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 98 in Lalitpur and 39 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 291 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 32 in Province 2, 542 in Bagmati, 135 in Gandaki, 99 in Lumbini, 35 in Karnali and 31 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 10 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 22 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Thursday, 407 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 128-36 in Province 1, 75 in Bagmati, six in Gandaki, four in Lumbini, two in Karnali and five in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 1,332 new coronavirus cases and 7 deaths. Similarly, 1,180 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths were reported on Tuesday and 1,149 new coronavirus cases and 16 deaths were recorded on Monday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.