With the latest additions, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll stands at 4,084


Nepal's Covid-19 death toll crossed the 4000-mark as staggering 225 deaths were reported on Tuesday. The total nationwide infection count has hit 413,111 with the addition of 9,317 fresh cases, the Health Ministry said.

Meanwhile, antigen tests confirmed 166 positive cases in the past 24 hours. As such, total infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests added up to 9,483 today.

As many as 225 Covid-19 fatalities were recorded today. With the latest additions, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll stands at 4,084.

The capital city recorded 2,788 infections, Lalitpur 602 cases, and Bhaktapur 537 cases today, taking the valley's total 24-hour figure to 3,927.

Both new infections and deaths have risen sharply after Nepal logged Covid-19 cases in four digits on April 18.

According to the health ministry, 21,316 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, of which 20,596 were PCR tests while 720 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 2,672,726 PCR tests have been carried out in Nepal till date.

Likewise, 5,225 people who were earlier infected with the virus have been discharged in the past 24 hours as per the latest data provided by the health ministry. As of today, 312,019 individuals have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection. The recovery rate from the disease stands at 75.5 per cent.

Nepal's active Covid-19 case count currently stands at 97,008.

Currently, there are 448 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

On Monday, Nepal's coronavirus case count reached 403,794 with 9,127 newly confirmed cases.

Globally, over 159 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 3.3 million people have lost their lives to the disease. Likewise, over 137 million people have recovered while more than 18 million cases are still active.