Nepal reports 715 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,210 and the number of active cases stands at 15,614.
Nepal on Friday reported 715 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 800,997.
Similarly, 49 people tested positive in a total of 1,222 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Friday, 4,273,533 PCR and 605,932 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,466 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 11,200. The number of active cases stands at 15,614.
According to the ministry, 774,173 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 1,033 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 322 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 229 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 68 in Lalitpur and 25 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 149 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 20 in Province 2, 359 in Bagmati, 47 in Gandaki, 119 in Lumbini, eight in Karnali and 13 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, eight districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 19 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Friday, 313 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 113-37 in Province 1, 67 in Bagmati, two in Gandaki, five in Lumbini and one each in Karnali and Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Thursday reported 667 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths. Similarly, 849 new coronavirus cases and 12 deaths were recorded on Wednesday and 762 new coronavirus cases and six deaths were reported on Tuesday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.