Nepal’s Coronavirus caseload reached 619,635 on Saturday with 1,688 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.
Similarly, In a total of 4,686 antigen tests 713 people tested positive , according to the Health Ministry.
As of Saturday, 3,262,589 PCR and 138,313 antigen tests have been tested out across the country.
In past 24 hours a total of 7,010 PCR tests were performed, according to the Health Ministry.
On its regular condition report, the ministry did not mention the death toll over the past 24 hours. It, however, reported 34 Covid-19-related fatalities, which included the number of deaths managed by Nepal Army on variable dates.
The death toll has now reached 8,675 countrywide. The number of active cases reaches up to 57,618.
According to the ministry, 553,342 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; 3,660 of them in the last 24 hours.
The new infections in Kathmandu Valley recorded 337 in the past 24 hours. Of these, 92 in Lalitpur, 201 cases in Kathmandu and 44 in Bhaktapur were confirmed.
In the past 24 hours, 370 in Province 1, 118 in Province 2, 659 in Bagmati, 419 in Gandaki, 69 in Lumbini, 25 in Karnali and 28 in Sudurpaschim, new infections were recorded.
According to the health ministry data, 41 districts are home to more than 500 active cases each and other 17 districts host more than 200 active cases each.
In Saturday, 874 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country. And with ventilator support, 258 victims—47 in Province 1, two in Province 2, 162 in Bagmati, 19 in Gandaki, two in Karnali, 20 in Lumbini, and six in Sudurpaschim.
On Friday, Nepal reported total 1,963 new cases and 44 deaths by Covid-19. Similarly, 1,768 new cases and 39 Covid-19 related deaths were reported on Thursday and 2,014 new cases and 52 Covid-19 related deaths was recorded on Wednesday.
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