Nepal recorded 298 new coronavirus infections in last 24 hours, pushing the nationwide tally to 821,949, while the death toll climbed to 11,535 with six fatalities today.

Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 803,369 with 201 discharges logged today.

The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 7,045 against 6,954 a day before.

As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, a total of 11,403 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 9,511 were PCR tests while 1,892 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 4,642,990 PCR tests have been carried out till date.

Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 17 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests totals to 315.

The highest number of infections were recorded in the capital with 99 cases today, while Lalitpur is second in line with 42 cases and Bhaktapur third with 15 cases.

Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 97.7 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.4%.

Currently, there are 98 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

So far, a total of 18,686,649 doses of vaccines have been administered since the beginning of the vaccination campaign, of which 10,127,407 people have received at least one dose while 8,559,242 have received full doses.

Globally, over 263 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 5.2 million people have lost their lives to the disease.

Likewise, over 238 million people have recovered while more than 20 million cases are still active.