KATHMANDU, AUGUST 29
Nepal's coronavirus caseload reached 759,222 on Sunday with 1,214 more people testing positive for the infection, a slight decrease from the numbers recorded in the past two days.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 712,712 with 2,260 discharges logged today.
On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll increased to 10,714 with 24 more fatalities.
As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, 10,297 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 7,259 were PCR tests while 3,038 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 3,894,137 PCR tests have been carried out till date.
Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 174 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests amount to 1,388.
Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 93.9%, while the fatality rate stands at 1.5%. The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 35,796.
Currently, there are 343 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.
In the same time frame, 312 infections were reported in the capital city while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 114 and 52 cases respectively.
On Saturday, Nepal's coronavirus caseload had reached 758,008 with 1,516 people testing positive for the infection.
Globally, over 216 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 4.5 million people have lost their lives to the disease.
Likewise, over 193 million people have recovered while more than 18 million cases are still active.