Nepal reports 812 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,174 and the number of active cases stands at 16,606.
Nepal on Monday reported 812 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 798,004.
Similarly, 218 people tested positive in a total of 4,781 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Monday, 4,234,056 PCR and 592,542 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 5,893 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 11,174. The number of active cases stands at 16,606.
According to the ministry, 770,224 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,000 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 366 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 266 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 62 in Lalitpur and 38 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 136 new infections were recorded in Province 1, eight in Province 2, 428 in Bagmati, 127 in Gandaki, 74 in Lumbini, three in Karnali and 36 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, eight districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 20 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Monday, 351 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 118-38 in Province 1, 66 in Bagmati, two in Gandaki, six in Lumbini, one in Karnali and five in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Sunday reported 574 new coronavirus cases and seven deaths. Similarly, 659 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths were reported on Saturday and 898 new coronavirus cases and 13 deaths were reported on Friday.
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