Kathmandu valley logs 198 new coronavirus cases today

KATHMANDU: The three districts of Kathmandu valley reported 198 new cases of the coronavirus infection on Thursday.

Among the newly infected, 73 are females while 125 are males.

Of the total 336 new cases in the country, Kathmandu district reported 146 infections while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur registered 36 and 16 cases respectively.

Currently, there are 2,201 active infections in Kathmandu, 231 in Lalitpur, and 46 in Bhaktapur. The total number of active cases throughout Nepal, as of today, is 3,799.

So far, 490 fatalities from Covid-19 have been reported in Kathmandu, 113 in Bhaktapur, and 158 in Lalitpur. The nationwide death-toll has advanced to 1,979 with four Covid-related fatalities logged today.

Meanwhile, a total of 97,803 people have recovered from the infection in Kathmandu, 15,482 in Lalitpur, and 8,998 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.