KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 30
Nepal's coronavirus caseload reached 795,061 on Thursday with 898 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 765,758 with 911 discharges logged today.
On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll increased to 11,135 with 12 more fatalities.
The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 18,168 against 18,193 a day before.
As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, a total of 11,765 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 8,555 were PCR tests while 3,210 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 4,205,382 PCR tests have been carried out till date.
Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 180 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests amount to 1,078.
Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 96.3 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.4%.
Currently, there are 238 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.
The capital district holds the highest number of infections with 267 cases in the country while Jhapa is second in line with 75 cases while Lalitpur and Kaski with 65 cases each today.
So far, a total of 13,742,124 people has received coronavirus vaccine across the country, of which 7,456,384 have received the first dose while only 6,285,740 individuals have been inoculated with both the doses and are fully vaccinated.
Globally, over 234 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 4.7 million people have lost their lives to the disease.
Likewise, over 210 million people have recovered while more than 18 million cases are still active.