KATHMANDU, JULY 20
Nepal's coronavirus caseload reached 670,953 on Tuesday with 2,202 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 634,927 with 1,595 discharges logged today.
On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll increased to 9,607 with 25 more fatalities.
As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, 13,135 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 8,836 were PCR tests while 4,299 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 3,486,354 PCR tests have been carried out till date.
Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 906 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests amount to 3,108.
Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 94.6 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.5%.
The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 26,410.
The capital recorded as many as 531 infections today while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur recorded 147 and 41 respectively.
So far, a total of 4,309,086 people have received coronavirus vaccine across the country, of which 3,150,956 have received the first dose while only 1,158,130 individuals have been inoculated with both the doses and are fully vaccinated.
Currently, there are 304 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.
On Monday, Nepal's coronavirus case count had reached 668,751 with 1,642 more people testing positive for the infection.
Globally, over 191 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 4.1 million people have lost their lives to the disease.
Likewise, over 174 million people have recovered while more than 13 million cases are still active.