303 new cases take nationwide Covid-19 tally to 270,092 on Tuesday

KATHMANDU: Nepal on Tuesday reported 303 new cases of coronavirus infection from across the country. With this, the nationwide infection count has advanced to 270,092.

Of the total cases, 130 are females while 173 are males.

In the last 24 hours, 172 cases surfaced in Kathmandu valley. The capital hosts the highest number of active cases.

Likewise, 285 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, 264,823 individuals have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection. The recovery rate, as such, is 98.1 per cent.

Nepal’s active Covid-19 case count currently stands at 3,252.

Meanwhile, six more fatalities from the disease have taken the total death-toll to 2,017.

According to the health ministry, 4,574 PCR tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 2,052,687 PCR tests have been carried out in Nepal till date.

Currently, there are 122 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

Globally, over 100 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 2.14 million people have lost their lives to Covid-19. Likewise, over 72 million people have recovered from the disease and over 25.8 million cases are still active.

On Monday, Nepal’s coronavirus case count reached 269,789 with 339 newly confirmed cases.