Nepal reports 730 new Covid-19 cases, nine deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,096 and the number of active cases stands at 19,142.
Nepal on Sunday reported 730 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 791,392.
Similarly, 104 people tested positive in a total of 5,147 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Sunday, 4,162,422 PCR and 564,998 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 8,589 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 nine Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 11,096. The number of active cases stands at 19,142.
According to the ministry, 761,154 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,279 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 279 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 232 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 24 in Lalitpur and 23 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 203 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 16 in Province 2, 317 in Bagmati, 102 in Gandaki, 52 in Lumbini, 17 in Karnali and 23 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 Sunday, 368 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 120-41 in Province 1, 64 in Bagmati, five in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini, and three in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported 790 new coronavirus cases and six deaths. Similarly, 1,103 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths were reported on Friday and 941 new coronavirus cases and 13 deaths were reported on Thursday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.