September 23, 2021, Thursday
Nepal 1:37:26 pm

Nepal reports 3651 new covid cases, 22 deaths in 24 hours

The Nepal Weekly
August 10, 2021

Nepal’s coronavirus caseload reached 717,486 on Sunday with 3,651 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 671,083 with 1,784 discharges logged on Monday.  On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll surged to 10,115 with 22 more fatalities in the past 24 hours.

As per the latest data released by the health ministry, 16,594 total tests were conducted in the past 24 hours of which 10,445 were done under PCR method while 6,149 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 3,694,179 PCR tests have been carried out till date.

Nepal’s Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 93.5 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.5%. The country’s active Covid-19 case count currently is 36,288.

So far, a total of 7,131,481 people has received coronavirus vaccine across the country, of which 4,525,435 have received the first dose while only 2,606,046 individuals have been inoculated with both the doses and are fully vaccinated.

In the same time frame, 624 infections were reported in the capital city while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 165 and 170 cases respectively. Currently, there are 441 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

Globally, over 203 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 4.3 million people have lost their lives to the disease. Likewise, over 182 million people have recovered while more than 16 million cases are still active.