Nepal recorded 260 new coronavirus infections in last 24 hours, pushing the nationwide tally to 816,675 while the death toll climbed to 11,471 with two fatalities today.

Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 797,926 with 478 discharges logged today.

As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, a total of 8,243 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 5,225 were PCR tests while 3,018 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 4,498,513 PCR tests have been carried out till date.

Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 35 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests totals to 295.

Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 97.7%, while the fatality rate stands at 1.4%.

The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 7,278.

Currently, there are 98 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

On Friday, Nepal had witnessed 355 cases of the coronavirus infection while three more succumbed to the disease in the same period.