KATHMANDU, AUGUST 6
Nepal's coronavirus caseload reached 710,509 on Saturday with 2,430 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 665,548 with 1,885 discharges logged today. On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll increased to 10,019 with 25 more fatalities.
As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, 15,675 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 9,493 were PCR tests while 6,182 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 3,665,836 PCR tests have been carried out till date.
Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 1,299 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests amount to 3,729.
Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 93.7 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.5%.
The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 34,942.
The capital recorded as many as 471 infections today while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur recorded 147 and 83 respectively.
So far, a total of 6,611,076 people has received coronavirus vaccine across the country, of which 4,403,021 have received the first dose while only 2,208,055 individuals have been inoculated with both the doses and are fully vaccinated.
Currently, there are 356 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.
On Friday, Nepal's coronavirus caseload had reached 676,708 with 1,982 more people testing positive for the infection.