Nepal | January 15, 2021

2,571 new cases recorded on Monday; Nepal’s Covid-19 tally hits 197,024

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KATHMANDU: Nepal on Monday reported 2,571 new cases of coronavirus infection from across the country. With this, the nationwide infection count has advanced to 197,024.

Of the total infections, 1,051 are females and 1,520 are males.

In the last 24 hours, 1,428 cases surfaced in Kathmandu Valley of which 1,136 are from Kathmandu district while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 201 and 91 cases respectively.

Likewise, 1,798 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 the health ministry. As of today, 159,724 individuals have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection. The recovery rate, as such, is 81 per cent.

Nepal’s active Covid-19 case count currently stands at 36,174.

Meanwhile, 18 more fatalities from the disease have taken the total death-toll to 1,126.

According to the health ministry, 11,177 PCR tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. With this, 1,551,254 PCR tests have been carried out till date.

Currently, there are 967 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

On Sunday, 2,817 new cases of coronavirus infection were recorded from across the country which had taken the nationwide infection count to 194,453.

Globally, over 50 million people have contracted the virus till date while over 1.2 million deaths have been reported. Meanwhile, over 35 million people have recovered from the disease while around 13 million cases are still active.


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