KATHMANDU, AUGUST 02
Nepal reported 2,279 fresh Covid cases on Monday, while 846 people were detected to have been infected through antigen test, adding up to a total of 3,125 single day infections.
Following this, the coronavirus caseload has reached 699,649, as per the Ministry of Health and Population's records.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 658,122 with 1,925 discharges logged today.
On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll increased to 9,898 with 23 more fatalities.
As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, 13,811 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 10,613 were PCR tests while 3,198 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 3,622,480 PCR tests have been carried out till date.
Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 94.1 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.5%. The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 31,629 as opposed to 31,298 on Sunday.
As many as 556 infections surfaced in the capital today while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur recorded 115 and 99 respectively.
So far, a total of 6,163,462 people has received coronavirus vaccine across the country, of which 4,163,251 have received the first dose while only 2,000,211 individuals have been inoculated with both the doses and are fully vaccinated.
Currently, there are 368 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.
On Sunday, Nepal's coronavirus case count had reached 697,370 with 1,981more people testing positive for the infection.
Globally, over 198 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 4.2 million people have lost their lives to the disease.
Likewise, over 179 million people have recovered while more than 15 million cases are still active.