Nepal reports 111 cases as rapid antigen tests added to daily infection talliesAccording to the Health Ministry, the countrywide death toll has now reached 11,935 and the number of active cases stands at 8,517.
Nepal on Sunday reported 94 new PCR confirmed coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide infection tally to 976,865.
Similarly, 17 people tested positive in a total of 3,224 antigen tests, according to the Health Ministry.
As of Sunday, 5,416,391 PCR and 1,059,871 antigen tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 6,486 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry.
One person died from Covid-19-related infections in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry. The countrywide death toll has reached 11,935 since the pandemic began.
According to the ministry, 956,413 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 415 of them in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases stands at 8,517.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 36 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of these, 30 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu and three each in Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.
In the past 24 hours, 13 new infections were recorded in Province 1, nine in Madhesh Pradesh, 44 in Bagmati, six in Gandaki, 13 in Lumbini, five in Karnali and four in Sudurpaschim.
According to the data released by the ministry, two districts are home to more than 500 active cases each, other eight districts host more than 200 active cases each.
On Sunday, 81 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. Another 10—seven in Bagmati and one each in Province 1, Gandaki and Lumbini—were on ventilator support.
Nepal on Saturday reported 101 new PCR confirmed coronavirus cases and two deaths. Similarly, 158 new PCR confirmed coronavirus cases and one death was reported on Friday and 151 new PCR confirmed coronavirus cases and one death was reported on Thursday.Track all Covid-19 cases in Nepal here.