Nepal's Covid-19 death toll crosses 2,000 mark

KATHMANDU: Nepal's coronavirus death-toll has crossed the 2,000 mark on Sunday.

As many as seven new deaths were reported from across the country in the past 24 hours taking the fatality tally to 2,001.

Globally, 2.1 million people have lost their lives to Covid-19 while more than 98.5 million people have been infected by the disease.

Today, 270 new coronavirus cases surfaced after which Nepal’s total cases of coronavirus infection have reached 269,450.

On Saturday, eight fatalities were reported after which the country-wide death toll had reached 1,994.