Nepal reports 438 new Covid-19 cases, eight deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,345 and the number of active cases stands at 10,559.
Nepal on Saturday reported 438 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 808,534.
Similarly, 75 people tested positive in a total of 1,959 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Saturday, 4,362,451 PCR and 642,528 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 4,972 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 eight Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 11,345. The number of active cases stands at 10,559.
According to the ministry, 786,630 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 817 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 213 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 150 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 39 in Lalitpur and 24 in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 69 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 13 in Province 2, 249 in Bagmati, 41 in Gandaki, 50 in Lumbini, seven in Karnali and nine in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, three 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 Saturday, 268 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 80-23 in Province 1, 48 in Bagmati, two in Gandaki, four in Lumbini and three in Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Thursday reported 574 new cases and 11 Covid-19 related deaths.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.