KATHMANDU: The three districts of Kathmandu Valley reported a total of 822 new cases of coronavirus infection on Friday.

Of the new cases, 379 are females and 443 are males.

As many as 599 cases were recorded in Kathmandu district while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 160 and 63 cases respectively.

The number of active cases in Kathmandu is at present is 7,867 while those of Lalitpur and Bhaktapur are 1,546 and 608 respectively.

Today, the nationwide coronavirus tally reached 229,343 with 1,703 new infections.

Meanwhile, 23 more Covid-related fatalities have taken the total death toll in the country to 1,435.