KATHMANDU, JULY 15
Nepal's coronavirus caseload reached 662,570 on Thursday with 1,782 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 626,468 with 1,757 discharges logged today.
On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll shifted to 9,463 with 33 more fatalities.
As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, 12,768 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 8,256 were PCR tests while 4,512 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 3,446,586 PCR tests have been carried out till date.
Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 894 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests amount to 2,676.
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 26,639.
The capital recorded as many as 339 infections today while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur recorded 134 and 80 respectively.
So far, a total of 3,730,344 people have received coronavirus vaccine across the country, of which 2,621,476 have received the first dose while only 1,108,868 individuals have been inoculated with both the doses and are fully vaccinated.
Currently, there are 292 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.
On Wednesday, Nepal's coronavirus case count had reached 660,788 with 2,010 more people testing positive for the infection.
Globally, over 189 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 4 million people have lost their lives to the disease.
Likewise, over 172 million people have recovered while more than 12 million cases are still active.