KATHMANDU: Nepal's coronavirus death-toll has advanced to 1,986 with seven more fatalities reported on Friday.

Globally, 2.1 million people have lost their lives to Covid-19 while more than 98 million people have been infected by the disease.

Today, 302 new coronavirus cases surfaced after which Nepal’s total cases of coronavirus infection have reached 268,948.

On Thursday, four fatalities were reported after which the country-wide death toll had reached 1,979.