KATHMANDU, JANUARY 07
Nepal recorded 572 new coronavirus infections in last 24 hours, pushing the nationwide tally to 831,052 while the death toll remained at 11,602 as no fatalities were recorded on Friday.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 813,709 with 262 discharges logged today.As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, a total of 14,971 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 8,272 were PCR tests while 6,699 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 4,910,014 PCR tests have been carried out till date.
Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 396 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests totals to 968.
Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 97.9%, while the fatality rate stands at 1.4%.
The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 5,741.
Currently, there are 113 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.