Nepal | December 02, 2020

1,674 new cases recorded on Saturday; Nepal’s Covid-19 tally advances to 218,639

THT Online
Share Now:

KATHMANDU: Nepal on Saturday reported 1,674 new cases of coronavirus infection from across the country. With this, the nationwide infection count has advanced to 218,639.

Of the total new cases, 661 are females and 1,013 are males.

In the last 24 hours, 899 cases surfaced in Kathmandu Valley of which 685 are from Kathmandu district while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 165 and 49 cases respectively.

Likewise, 2,323 people who were earlier infected with the virus are reported to have recovered in the past 24 hours as per the latest data provided by health ministry. As of today, 193,325 individuals have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection. The recovery rate, as such, stands at 88.4 percent.

Nepal’s active Covid-19 case count currently stands at 24,009.

Meanwhile, seven more fatalities from the disease have taken the total death toll to 1,305.

According to the health ministry, a total of 1,652,043 PCR tests have been carried out till date. In the last 24 hours, 8,144 tests were conducted.

Currently, there are 757 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

On Friday, Nepal’s coronavirus case count reached 216,965 with 1,945 newly confirmed cases.

More than 57 million people are reported to have been infected with Covid-19 globally while over 1.3 million people have lost their lives.


Follow The Himalayan Times on Twitter and Facebook

Recommended Stories:

More from The Himalayan Times:

Nepal COVID-19 Update: 1304 new cases, 2073 recoveries, 21 fatalities recorded on Tuesday

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Health Ministry, in its regular press briefing, shared the latest updates on coronavirus contagion from across the country, and government’s response to the health crisis. READ ALSO: 530 of 1304 cases reported today from Kathmandu valley Till date, 1,746,330 tests throu Read More...

Absconding murder accused beaten up by locals in Rautahat, arrested

RAUTAHAT: A murder accused who had been absconding for eight months was arrested in Rautahat district on Monday night. Police identified the arrestee as Tej Narayan Das (45) of Katahariya Municipality-1 in Rautahat district. Das was reportedly on the run after he beat Sudeep Yadav to death Read More...

Nepalgunj Airport

Nepalgunj airport to be developed as hub airport: Minister Bhattarai

NEPALGUNJ: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai today stressed for developing the Nepalgunj Airport as one of the hub airports in the country. While inaugurating the extended airport apron here today, Minister Bhattarai said that the Nepalgunj and Biratnagar airports Read More...

Jones seals progress for depleted Liverpool with win over Ajax

LIVERPOOL: Teenager Curtis Jones grabbed a 58th-minute winner as an injury-hit Liverpool qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League with a 1-0 win over Ajax Amsterdam at Anfield on Tuesday. The victory ensured top spot in Group D for Juergen Klopp's side with 12 points after riv Read More...

Ministry of Home Affairs

Bar on strike in delivery of essential services

KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 1 The Government of Nepal has imposed a ban on strike or bandh in production, supply, sale and distribution of 25 essential goods and services amid the COVID pandemic. As per a notice published by the Ministry of Home Affairs in Nepal Gazette yesterday, the ban was imposed Read More...

Porto join Manchester City in advancing in Champions League

PORTO: FC Porto joined Manchester City in advancing to the next phase of the Champions League after the two played out a goalless draw in their Group C clash on Tuesday. The point, combined with defeat for Olympiakos in France, was enough to ensure Porto finished second while City, wh Read More...

Cops accused of opening fire called for interrogation

RAUTAHAT, DECEMBER 1 Two policemen, who were accused of opening fire in Bardibas of Mahottari have been called to the district police office in Jaleshwor for interrogation. Police had fired dozens of tear gas shells and bullets to control a demonstration of angry locals who were protesting aga Read More...

Majority prevails in NCP Sectt

KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 1 Majority members' will prevailed today in the Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), as Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was forced to agree to discuss the proposal of party Co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal, although the PM wanted Dahal to withdraw his proposa Read More...