2,856 new Covid-19 cases reported on Sunday taking Nepal’s total infection count to 158,089

KATHMANDU: Nepal on Sunday reported 2,856 new cases of coronavirus infection from across the country. The nationwide infection count has advanced to 158,089 with the latest additions.

Likewise, 3,336 people who were earlier infected with the virus were reported to have recovered in the past 24 hours as per the latest data provided by the health ministry. As of today, 108,334 individuals have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection. The recovery rate, as such, is 68.53 per cent.

Nepal’s active Covid-19 case count currently stands at 45,572.

Meanwhile, five more fatalities from the disease have taken the total death-toll to 847.

According to the health ministry, 1,393,173 PCR tests have been carried out till date.

Currently, there are 3,064 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

Globally, over 42 million people have contracted the virus till date while over 1.1 million deaths have been reported.

On Saturday, 2,225 new infections were reported taking Nepal’s Covid-19 count to 155,233.


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