Infections in Kathmandu Valley surge with 809 cases on Sunday

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu valley logged over 800 additional cases of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours.

As per the Health Ministry’s latest report, 809 new infections surfaced in the valley today.

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The capital alone recorded 633 cases while 72 new infections were detected in Bhaktapur and 104 in Lalitpur.

The valley’s tally amounts to 51.4 per cent of total cases in the country.

The capital still leads as the district with the highest number of live cases as over 7500 active infections have been reported in Kathmandu. Meanwhile, Bhaktapur has over 800 live infections while the number of same in Lalitpur is over 900.

Kathmandu along with Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Morang, Siraha and Rupandehi are the districts that over 500 active cases.

On the contrary, six districts — Mustang, Manang, Rasuwa, Dolpa, Mugu and Humla — have zero active infections.

Meanwhile, ten additional fatalities were reported today with which the country’s death toll has advanced to 477.