Nepal reports 1,086 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,012 and the number of active cases stands at 25,497.
Nepal on Friday reported 1,086 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 783,075.
Similarly, 472 people tested positive in a total of 3,720 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Friday, 4,077,256 PCR and 532,176 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 8,665 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 11,012. The number of active cases stands at 25,497.
According to the ministry, 746,566 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,351 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 397 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 274 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 70 in Lalitpur and 53 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 288 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 24 in Province 2, 493 in Bagmati, 152 in Gandaki, 91 in Lumbini, 20 in Karnali and 18 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 11 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 20 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Friday, 386 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 117-31 in Province 1, 68 in Bagmati, six in Gandaki, three in Lumbini, four in Karnali and five in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Thursday 1,165 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths. Similarly, 1,332 new coronavirus cases and 7 deaths were reported on Wednesday and 1,180 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths were recorded on Tuesday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.