Nepal reports 565 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,231 and the number of active cases stands at 15,024.
Nepal on Sunday reported 565 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 802,198.
Similarly, 13 people tested positive in a total of 3,167 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Sunday, 4,288,938 PCR and 614,962 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,237 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 11,231. The number of active cases stands at 15,024.
According to the ministry, 775,943 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 871 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 243 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 172 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 53 in Lalitpur and 18 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 88 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 16 in Province 2, 287 in Bagmati, 69 in Gandaki, 48 in Lumbini, 52 in Karnali and five in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, seven districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and 19 other districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Sunday, 322 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 113-41 in Province 1, 63 in Bagmati, two in Gandaki, four in Lumbini, two in Karnali and one in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported 636 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths. Similarly, 715 new coronavirus cases and 10 deaths were reported on Friday and 667 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths were recorded on Thursday.
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