Nepal reports 941 new Covid-19 cases, 13 deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,072 and the number of active cases stands at 20,743.
Nepal on Thursday reported 941 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 788,769.
Similarly, 298 people tested positive in a total of 3,614 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Thursday, 413,6208 PCR and 551,207 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 11,629 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 13 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 11,072. The number of active cases stands at 20,743.
According to the ministry, 756,954 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,324 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 404 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 245 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 107 in Lalitpur and 52 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 186 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 12 in Province 2, 504 in Bagmati, 84 in Gandaki, 82 in Lumbini, 33 in Karnali and 40 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, nine districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 20 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Thursday, 340 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 111-31 in Province 1, 64 in Bagmati, six in Gandaki, four in Lumbini, two in Karnali and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Wednesday reported 1,251 new coronavirus cases and six deaths. Similarly, 1,063 new coronavirus cases and five deaths were reported on Tuesday and 975 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths were reported on Monday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.