Kathmandu valley logs 167 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu valley on Friday logged as many as 167 additional cases of coronavirus infection.

Of the total infected, 72 were women and 95 men. The capital alone witnessed 134 cases of infection while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 18 and 15 infections, respectively.

At present, there are 2,839 active Covid-19 cases in Kathmandu while the number of same in Lalitpur is 348 and 171 in Bhaktapur.

Meanwhile, the total number of people that have recovered from the disease in Kathmandu is 94,012; 14,785 in Lalitpur and 8,626 in Bhaktapur.

As many as 473 people have died from Covid-19 in Kathmandu, 146 in Lalitpur and 105 in Bhaktapur.

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

On Friday, 426 new cases of the coronavirus infection had surfaced in the country following which the nationwide Covid-19 tally has reached 261,019. Eight deaths reported in the last 24 hours took the death toll to 1,864.