Infections in Kathmandu Valley increase by 482 on Saturday

KATHMANDU: The three districts of Kathmandu valley reported as many as 482 new cases of the coronavirus infection on Saturday.

Of the total 899 new cases in the country, Kathmandu district reported 381 infections while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur registered 69 and 32 infections respectively.

Of those newly infected in the valley, 196 are females while 286 are males.

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Currently, there are 4,520 active infections in Kathmandu, 927 in Lalitpur, and 383 in Bhaktapur. The total number of active cases throughout Nepal, as of today, is 11,673.

So far, 441 fatalities from Covid-19 have been reported in Kathmandu, 97 in Bhaktapur, and 132 in Lalitpur. The nationwide death-toll has advanced to 1,689.

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Meanwhile, a total of 87,727 people have recovered from the infection in Kathmandu while 13,258 have recovered in Lalitpur, and 7,947 in Bhaktapur.

Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Kaski are the three districts to have over 500 active cases. Likewise, Manang is the only district with zero live infections at present.