Nepal reports 975 new Covid-19 cases, seven deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,103 and the number of active cases stands at 18,848.
Nepal on Monday reported 975 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 792,367.
Similarly, 307 people tested positive in a total of 3,407 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Monday, 4,174,503 PCR and 568,405 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 12,801 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 seven Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 11,103. The number of active cases stands at 18,848.
According to the ministry, 762,416 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,262 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 394 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 285 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 66 in Lalitpur and 43 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 183 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 22 in Province 2, 518 in Bagmati, 125 in Gandaki, 94 in Lumbini, two in Karnali and 31 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, nine districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 19 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Monday, 385 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 120-40 in Province 1, 69 in Bagmati, five in Gandaki, seven in Lumbini, and four in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday reported 730 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths. Similarly, 790 new coronavirus cases and six deaths were reported on Saturday and 1,103 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths were reported on Friday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.