Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 233,452 on Monday with 1,474 fresh infections


KATHMANDU: The countrywide Covid-19 tally reached 233,452 as 1,474 additional infections emerged on Monday.

The capital hosts the highest amount of active cases which, on an average, reports half of the daily reported live infections.

Likewise, 1,931 people who were earlier infected with the virus are reported to have recovered in the past 24 hours as per the latest data provided by health ministry. As of today, 214,521 individuals have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection. The recovery rate, as such, is 91.5 percent.

Nepal’s active Covid-19 case count currently stands at 14,423.

Meanwhile, 29 more fatalities from the disease have taken the total death-toll to 1,508.

According to the health ministry, 17,919 PCR tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 1,737,747 PCR tests have been carried out in Nepal till date.

Currently, there are 535 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

On Sunday, Nepal’s coronavirus case count reached 231,978 with 1,255 newly confirmed cases.

Globally, over 63 million people have contracted the virus till date while 1.4 million deaths have been reported. Meanwhile, over 42 million people have recovered from the disease while around 17 million cases are still active.

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