Nepal's coronavirus caseload reached 654,212 on Saturday with 1,353 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 618,361 with 1,432 discharges logged today.

On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll shifted to 9,362 with 22 more fatalities.

As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, 10,417 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 6,530 were PCR tests while 3,887 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 3, 409,940 PCR tests have been carried out till date.

Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 816 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests amount to 2,169.

Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 94.5 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.5%.

The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 26,489 with daily recoveries exceeding daily infections.

The capital recorded as many as 373 infections today while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur recorded 60 and 51 respectively.

Currently, there are 308 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

On Friday, Nepal's coronavirus case count had reached 652,859 with 1,479 more people testing positive for the infection.

Globally, over 186 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 4 million people have lost their lives to the disease.

Likewise, over 170 million people have recovered while more than 11 million cases are still active.