Kathmandu valley records 278 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday
KATHMANDU: The three districts of Kathmandu valley reported as many as 278 new cases of the coronavirus infection on Monday.
Of the total 659 new cases in the country, Kathmandu district reported 207 infections while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur registered 49 and 22 infections respectively.
Of those newly infected in the valley, 111 are females while 167 are males.
Currently, there are 2,823 active infections in Kathmandu, 389 in Lalitpur, and 154 in Bhaktapur. The total number of active cases throughout Nepal, as of today, is 6,427.
So far, 466 fatalities from Covid-19 have been reported in Kathmandu, 98 in Bhaktapur, and 145 in Lalitpur. The nationwide death-toll has advanced to 1,832.
A total of 93,172 people have recovered from the infection in Kathmandu while 14,583 have recovered in Lalitpur and 8,551 in Bhaktapur.
Kathmandu alone remains the district to have over 500 active cases. Meanwhile, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Siraha, Mugu and Rukum West are the five districts with zero live infections at present.