Nepal | January 17, 2021

Kathmandu valley registers 246 new coronavirus cases today

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KATHMANDU: The three districts of Kathmandu valley reported as many as 246 new cases of the coronavirus infection on Wednesday.

Of the total 445 new cases in the country, Kathmandu district reported 189 infections while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur registered 38 and 19 infections respectively.

Among the newly infected in the valley, 110 are females while 136 are males.

Currently, there are 2,305 active infections in Kathmandu, 290 in Lalitpur, and 102 in Bhaktapur. The total number of active cases throughout Nepal, as of today, is 4,434.

So far, 483 fatalities from Covid-19 have been reported in Kathmandu, 111 in Bhaktapur, and 152 in Lalitpur. The nationwide death-toll has advanced to 1,937 with five more Covid-related fatalities logged today.

Meanwhile, a total of 96,551 people have recovered from the infection in Kathmandu while 15,240 have recovered in Lalitpur and 8,869 in Bhaktapur.

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


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