Nepal reports 636 new Covid-19 cases, 11 deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,221 and the number of active cases stands at 15,340.
Nepal on Saturday reported 636 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 801,633.
Similarly, 124 people tested positive in a total of 5,863 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Saturday, 4,279,701 PCR and 611,795 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 6,168 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 11 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 11,221. The number of active cases stands at 15,340.
According to the ministry, 775,072 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 899 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 227 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 145 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 57 in Lalitpur and 25 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 88 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 17 in Province 2, 271 in Bagmati, 161 in Gandaki, 75 in Lumbini, two in Karnali and 22 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 Saturday, 317 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 113-38 in Province 1, 66 in Bagmati, two in Gandaki, five in Lumbini and one each in Karnali and Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Friday reported 715 new coronavirus cases and 10 deaths. Similarly, 667 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths were recorded on Thursday and 849 new coronavirus cases and 12 deaths were reported on Wednesday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.