September 18, 2021, Saturday
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Corona tally jumps to 810,853

The Nepal Weekly
August 17, 2021

The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed 3451 new cases of corona infections across Nepal in the past 24 hours taking the country’s Covid-19 tally to 810,853 as of Monday.

During this period, 10,093 swab samples were tested in the RT-PCR method, of which 2,566 returned positive. Likewise, 5,518 people underwent antigen tests for the virus, of which an additional 885 tested positive. As of Monday, there are 39,371 corona active cases across the country.. In the past 24 hours, 2,458 people have achieved recovery whereas 35 deaths have been reported.

Of the total cases so far, 685,140 people have achieved recovery. Likewise, 10,327 died, according to the ministry. The country’s recovery rate is 93.2 per cent and the death rate 1.5 per cent.