Kathmandu district holds the highest number of new infections -- 987 cases. Lalitpur reported 106 cases whereas 81 new cases were reported from Bhaktapur.
KATHMANDU, APRIL 22
Daily reported Covid-19 cases in Nepal crossed the 2000-mark yet again on Thursday with 2,365 fresh infections reported from across the country. With this, the total countrywide infection count has now advanced to 292,152.
Of the newly infected, 919 are females and 1,446 are males.
Meanwhile, antigen tests confirmed 63 positives in the past 24 hours. As such, total infections from both RT-PCR and antigen tests added up to 2,428 today.
Of the total cases that surfaced in the last 24 hours, Kathmandu district holds the highest number of new infections -- 987 cases. Lalitpur reported 106 cases whereas 81 new cases were reported from Bhaktapur.
Likewise, 252 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, 276,345 individuals have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection. The recovery rate from the disease stands at 94.6 per cent.
Nepal's active Covid-19 case count currently stands at 12,690.
The nationwide death-toll has reached 3,117 with five Covid-related fatalities reported today.
According to the health ministry, 10,448 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, of which 10,001 were PCR tests while 447 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 2,379,402 PCR tests have been carried out in Nepal till date.
Currently, there are 81 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.
On Wednesday, Nepal's coronavirus case count reached 289,787, with 2,220 newly confirmed cases.
Globally, over 144 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 3 million people have lost their lives to the disease. Likewise, over 122 million people have recovered while more than 18 million cases are still active.