The national active Covid-19 caseload of Nepal active caseload has reached to 217 on Tuesday as 29 people tested positive for the infection in past 24 hours.

The latest reported number of infections carried the nationwide tally to 978,865 while the death toll remains at 11,951 as no fatalities were recorded today.

Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 966,697 with 23 discharges logged today.

As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, a total of 3,094 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 1,504 were PCR tests while 1,590 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 5,643,648 PCR tests have been carried out till date.

Similarly, antigen tests confirmed one positive case in the past 24 hours.

Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 98.8%, while the fatality rate stands at 1.2%.

Currently, there are 106 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.