Nepal reports 355 new Covid-19 cases, three deathsAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,469 and the number of active cases stands at 7,498.
Nepal on Friday reported 355 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 816,415.
Similarly, 42 people tested positive in a total of 1,932 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Friday, 4,493,288 PCR and 690,258 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 9,134 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 three Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on different dates.
The countrywide death toll has now reached 11,469. The number of active cases stands at 7,498.
According to the ministry, 797,448 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 389 of them in the last 24 hours.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 171 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 125 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 42 in Lalitpur and four in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 22 new infections were recorded in Province 1, 12 in Province 2, 206 in Bagmati, 48 each in Gandaki and Lumbini, three in Karnali and 16 in Sudurpaschim.
On Friday, 190 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 57—13 in Province 1, one in Province 2, 37 in Bagmati and two each in Gandaki, Lumbini and Sudurpaschim—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Thursday reported 301 new coronavirus cases and six deaths. Similarly, 387 new coronavirus cases and six deaths were recorded on Wednesday and 443 new coronavirus cases and one death were reported on Tuesday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.