The capital city recorded 2,458 infections, Lalitpur 556 cases, and Bhaktapur 335 cases today, taking the valley's total 24-hour figure to 3,349
KATHMANDU, MAY 14
Nepal's Covid-19 tally moved to 439,658 as 8,467 fresh cases were reported in the past 24 hours, on Friday.
As many as 203 more Covid deaths were logged today after which Nepal's Covid-19 death toll stands at 4,669.
Meanwhile, antigen tests confirmed 53 positive cases in the past 24 hours. As such, total infections from both RT-PCR and antigen tests added up to 8,520.
The capital city recorded 2,458 infections, Lalitpur 556 cases, and Bhaktapur 335 cases today, taking the valley's total 24-hour figure to 3,349.
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, 21,478 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, of which 20,948 were PCR tests while 530 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 2,733,510 PCR tests have been carried out in Nepal till date.
Likewise, 6,135 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, 327,653 individuals have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection. The recovery rate from the disease stands at 74.5 per cent.
Nepal's active Covid-19 case count currently stands at 107,336.
Currently, there are 516 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.
On Thursday, Nepal's coronavirus case count reached 431,191 with 8,842 newly confirmed cases.
Globally, over 161 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 3.3 million people have lost their lives to the disease. Likewise, over 139 million people have recovered while more than 18 million cases are still active.