Nepal's coronavirus caseload reached 680,556 on Sunday with 1,539 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 643,615 with 2,050 discharges logged today.

On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll increased to 9,713 with 18 more fatalities.

As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, 13,834 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 10,569 were PCR tests while 3,265 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 3,539,083 PCR tests have been carried out till date.

Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 698 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests amount to 2,237.

Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 94.6 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.5%.

The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 27,228.

The capital recorded as many as 468 infections today while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur recorded 89 and 67 respectively.

So far, a total of 4,781,216 people has received coronavirus vaccine across the country, of which 3,383,038 have received the first dose while only 1,398,178 individuals have been inoculated with both the doses and are fully vaccinated.

Currently, there are 340 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

On Saturday, Nepal's coronavirus case count had reached 679,017 with 2,309 more people testing positive for the infection.

Globally, over 194 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 4.1 million people have lost their lives to the disease.

Likewise, over 176 million people have recovered while more than 13 million cases are still active.