4914 recoveries, 1174 fresh cases detected Saturday


Nepal's coronavirus caseload reached 632,326 on Saturday with 1,174 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 581,327 with 4,914 people discharged today.

In the past 24 hours, 30 more Covid-related fatalities were added taking the total death toll to 8,975.

As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, 9,810 total tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 4,704 were PCR tests while 4,806 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 3,317,039 PCR tests have been carried out till date.

Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 842 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests amount to 2,016.

Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 91.9 %, while on the other hand the fatality rate stands at 1.5%.

The country's active Covid-19 case count has dropped to 42,024 with daily recoveries exceeding daily infections.

In the same time frame, 181 infections were reported in the capital city while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 43 and 25 cases respectively.

So far, a total of 3,331,960 people have received coronavirus vaccine across the country, of which 2,582,375 have received the first dose while only 749,585 individuals have been inoculated with both the doses and are fully vaccinated.

Currently, there are 361 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

On Friday, Nepal's coronavirus case count had reached 631,152 with 1,721 more people testing positive for the infection.

Globally, over 181 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 3.9 million people have lost their lives to the disease.

Likewise, over 165 million people have recovered while more than 11 million cases are still active.