Nepal reports 155 cases as rapid antigen tests added to daily infection talliesAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,934 and the number of active cases stands at 8,839.
Nepal on Saturday reported 101 new PCR confirmed coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 976,771.
Similarly, 54 people tested positive in a total of 2,913 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Saturday, 5,409,905 PCR and 1,056,647 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 2,239 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry.
Two people died from Covid-19-related infections in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry. The countrywide death toll has reached 11,934 since the pandemic began.
According to the ministry, 955,998 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 540 of them in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases stands at 8,839.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 27 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 20 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu and six in Lalitpur and one in Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, eight new infections were recorded in Province 1, 16 in Madhesh Pradesh, 39 in Bagmati, 16 in Gandaki, 13 in Lumbini, five in Karnali and two in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, three districts are home to more than 500 active cases each, other seven districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Friday, 92 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 14—two in Province 1, 10 in Bagmati and one each in Gandaki and Lumbini—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Friday reported 158 new PCR confirmed coronavirus cases and one death. Similarly, 151 new PCR confirmed coronavirus cases and one death was reported on Thursday and 256 new PCR confirmed coronavirus cases and two deaths were reported on Wednesday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.