131 new Covid-19 cases recorded today in Kathmandu valley

KATHMANDU: The three districts of Kathmandu valley recorded 131 additional cases of coronavirus infection, on Saturday.

Of the newly infected, 42 are females while 89 are males.

Kathmandu district alone witnessed 115 cases of infection while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 12 and four cases, respectively. At present, there are 2,278 active Covid-19 cases in Kathmandu while number of the same in Lalitpur is 244 and that in Bhaktapur is 71.

As many as 487 people have lost their lives to Covid-19 in Kathmandu. Likewise, 155 fatalities have been reported in Lalitpur and 113 in Bhaktapur, so far.

Meanwhile, total number of people who have recovered from the disease in Kathmandu is 97,022. Likewise, 15,340 people have recovered in Lalitpur and 8,911 in Bhaktapur.

Today, 240 new cases of coronavirus infection surfaced in the country following which the nationwide Covid-19 tally has reached 267,056.

Six fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours with which the nationwide death-toll from the disease has advanced to 1,954.

Kathmandu is the only district with over 500 active cases in the country. On the contrary, Solukhumbu, Kalikot, Rukum West, and Mugu are the four districts with zero live infections, as of today.