Nepal | January 15, 2021

Nepal logs 186 new coronavirus cases on Monday; nationwide count stands at 17,844

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KATHMANDU: Nepal’s total coronavirus infection count has reached 17,844 with 186 new cases detected today, stated the Ministry of Health and Population.

The new infections were confirmed after testing 4,216 specimens through PCR method across the country, in the last 24 hours, said the ministry.

As many as 173 people have been discharged from health facilities across the country after recovery from COVID-19 in the past day. With the recent additions, total number of recoveries has reached 11,868.

Of the total recoveries, 752 have been reported from Province 1; 2,697 from Province 2; 451 from Bagmati Province; 1,004 from Gandaki Province; 3,771 from Province 5; 1,522 from Karnali Province; and 1,671 from Sudurpaschim Province.

As of today, there are 5,936 active cases of infection across the country. Of this, there are 93 active cases of infection in Province 1; 1,933 active cases in Province 2; 399 cases in Bagmati Province; 384 cases in Gandaki Province; 410 cases in Province 5; 299 cases in Karnali Province; and 2,418 cases in Sudurpaschim Province.

At present, seven districts have no active cases of coronavirus infection. They are Bhojpur, Panchthar, Dhankuta, Sankhuwasabha, Rasuwa, Manang, and Mustang. Meanwhile, three districts — Rautahat, Kailali, and Bajura — have over 500 active cases of infection.

No COVID-19 fatality was reported today. Death-toll from the coronavirus infection stands at 40.

On Sunday, Nepal’s COVID-19 tally reached 17,658 with 156 new recorded cases.


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