Covid-19 Infections in Kathmandu valley rise by 126 on Sunday

KATHMANDU: The three districts of Kathmandu valley recorded as many as 126 cases of coronavirus infection on Sunday.

Of the newly infected, 48 are females while 78 are males.

Kathmandu district alone witnessed 99 cases of infection while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 18 and nine cases, respectively. At present, there are 2,106 active Covid-19 cases in Kathmandu while number of the same in Lalitpur is 240 and that in Bhaktapur is 104.

As many as 480 people have lost their lives to Covid-19 in Kathmandu. Likewise, 152 fatalities have been reported in Lalitpur and 110 in Bhaktapur, so far.

Meanwhile, total number of people who have recovered from the disease in Kathmandu is 96,113. Likewise, 15,154 people have recovered in Lalitpur and 8,825 in Bhaktapur.

Today, 259 new cases of coronavirus infection surfaced in the country following which the nationwide Covid-19 tally has reached 264,780.

Five Covid-related fatalities reported in the last 24 hours took the nationwide death-toll from the disease to 1,917.

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