KATHMANDU: Nepal’s coronavirus death-toll has advanced to 1,994 with eight more fatalities reported on Saturday. Globally, 2.1 million people have lost their lives to Covid-19 while more than 98 million people have been infected by the disease. Today, 232 new coronavirus cases surfaced after which Nepal’s total cases of coronavirus infection have reached 269,180.

On Friday, seven fatalities were reported after which the country-wide death toll had reached 1,986.