Nepal reports 656 new Covid-19 cases, 12 deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,040 and the number of active cases stands at 24,313.
Nepal on Sunday reported 656 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 784,566.
Similarly, 78 people tested positive in a total of 2,709 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Sunday, 4,093,100 PCR and 537,703 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 7,304 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 12 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 11,040. The number of active cases stands at 24,313.
According to the ministry, 749,213 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,413 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 241 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 187 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 22 in Lalitpur and 32 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 214 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 11 in Province 2, 265 in Bagmati, 94 in Gandaki, 48 in Lumbini, 16 in Karnali and eight in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, 11 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 19 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Sunday, 390 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 117-35 in Province 1, 69 in Bagmati, six in Gandaki, two in Karnali and five in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported 835 new coronavirus cases and 16 deaths. Similarly, 1,086 new coronavirus cases and 10 deaths were reported on Friday and 1,165 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths were reported on Thursday.
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