KATHMANDU, JULY 30
Nepal reported as many as 3,611 coronavirus infections on Friday, of which 2,467 people tested positive for the infection through PCR testing while 1,144 people were detected to have been infected through antigen test.
Following this, the coronavirus caseload has reached 693,109, as per the Ministry of Health and Population's records.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 652,261 with 1,816 discharges logged today. On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll increased to 9,834 with 27 more fatalities.
As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, 14,661 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 9,783 were PCR tests while 4,878 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 3,594,202 PCR tests have been carried out till date.
Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 94.1 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.5%.
The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 31,014 as opposed to 30,390 on Thursday.
As many as 556 infections surfaced in the capital today while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur recorded 187 and 76 respectively. Kathmandu records the highest district total while Kaski with 333 has second highest infection. Similarly, Jhapa is third in line with 236 infections..
So far, a total of 5,401,686 people has received coronavirus vaccine across the country, of which 3,779,932 have received the first dose while only 1,621,754 individuals have been inoculated with both the doses and are fully vaccinated.
Currently, there are 390 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.
On Thursday, Nepal's coronavirus case count had reached 690,64 2 with 2,335 more people testing positive for the infection.
Globally, over 197 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 4.2 million people have lost their lives to the disease.
Likewise, over 178 million people have recovered while more than 14 million cases are still active.