Nepal on Saturday reported 85 new cases of coronavirus infection from across the country. With this, the nationwide infection count has advanced to 276,750.

In the last 24 hours, 37 cases have surfaced in Kathmandu district. Similarly, Lalitpur reported eight cases, while five new cases were reported from Bhaktapur. Kathmandu holds the highest number of cases in the country.

Likewise, 93 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, 272,435 individuals have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection. The recovery rate, as such, is 98.4 per cent.

Nepal's active Covid-19 case count currently stands at 1,288.

The nationwide death-toll stands at 3,027 with three Covid-related fatalities reported today.

According to the health ministry, 2,745 PCR tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 2,259,045 PCR tests have been carried out in Nepal till date.

Currently, there are 59 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

On Friday, Nepal's coronavirus case count reached 276,665 with 156 newly confirmed cases.

Globally, over 126 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 2.7 million people have lost their lives to Covid-19. Likewise, over 102 million people have recovered from the disease while more than 21 million cases are still active.