Nepal reports 574 new Covid-19 cases, 11 deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,337 and the number of active cases stands at 10,946.
Nepal on Friday reported 574 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 808,096.
Similarly, 134 people tested positive in a total of 2,123 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Friday, 4,357,479 PCR and 640,569 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 7,253 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 13 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 11,337. The number of active cases stands at 10,946.
According to the ministry, 785,813 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 932 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 222 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 171 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 33 in Lalitpur and 18 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 112 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 18 in Province 2, 294 in Bagmati, 43 in Gandaki, 79 in Lumbini, two in Karnali and 26 in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, four districts are home to more than 500 active cases each; 14 other districts host more than 200 active cases each and two districts—Mustang and Mugu—have active zero cases.
On Friday, 279 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 91-23 in Province 1, 57 in Bagmati, two in Gandaki, four in Lumbini, two in Karnali and three in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Thursday reported 470 new cases and eight Covid-19 related deaths.
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