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Nepal records 1,486 new cases of Covid – 19

The Nepal Weekly
September 14, 2021

The Ministry of Health and Population has cvonfirmed 1,486 new cases of corona virus infection taking the country’s Covid-19 tally to 865,343 as of Monday.

During this period, 12,532 swab samples were tested under the RT-PCR method, of which 1,149 turned positive. Likewise, 4,007 people underwent antigen tests for the virus, of which an additional 337 tested positive.

As of Monday, there are 26,630 corona active cases across the country. Of them, 1,672 are hospitalised, 475 in intensive care units and 134 on ventilators. In the past 24 hours, 1,260 people have achieved recovery whereas 16 deaths have been reported, the ministry said. Of the total cases so far, 740,717 people have achieved recovery. Likewise, 10,965 died, according to the health ministry. The country’s recovery rate currently stands at 95.17 per cent. Meanwhile, 91,830 people got  vaccinated against Covid – 19 on Monday, according to the ministry.