Kathmandu valley logs 145 new Covid-19 cases today

KATHMANDU: The three districts of Kathmandu valley reported 145 new cases of the coronavirus infection on Wednesday.

Among the newly infected, 58 are females while 87 are males.

Of the total 318 new cases in the country, Kathmandu district reported 116 infections while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur registered 26 and three infections respectively.

Currently, there are 2,155 active infections in Kathmandu, 213 in Lalitpur, and 37 in Bhaktapur. The total number of active cases throughout Nepal, as of today, is 3,693.

So far, 489 fatalities from Covid-19 have been reported in Kathmandu, 113 in Bhaktapur, and 158 in Lalitpur. The nationwide death-toll has advanced to 1,975 with six Covid-related fatalities logged today.

Meanwhile, a total of 97,704 people have recovered from the infection in Kathmandu, 15,464 in Lalitpur, and 8,991 in Bhaktapur.

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