1,207 new cases take Nepal’s coronavirus tally to 71,821 on Saturday

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s coronavirus tally moved to 71,821 as 1,207 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours.

As many as 1,147 people that had earlier contracted Covid-19 tested negative for the infection as per the Ministry’s latest data. So far, 53,013 people have recovered from the disease in the country.

As of today, there are 18,341 active cases of infection in the country while 6,331 people are under quarantine.

Likewise, eight fatalities were registered today, highest single-day toll yet, with which the Covid-19 death tally has moved to 467.

On Friday, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally had reached 70,614 with 1,313 new cases.