October 24, 2021, Sunday
Nepal 1:37:26 pm

812 new Covid-19 cases registered on Monday

The Nepal Weekly
October 5, 2021

Nepal’s coronavirus case tally has reached 798,004 on Monday with 812 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 770,224 with 1,000 discharges logged on Monday. On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll jumped to 11,174 with 10 more fatalities. The country’s active Covid-19 case count currently is 16,606 against 16,804 a day before.

As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, a total of 10,874 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 5,893 were PCR tests while 4,981 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 4,234,056 PCR tests have been carried out till date.

Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 218 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests amount to 1,030.

Nepal’s Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 96.5 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.4%.

Currently, there are 241 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.

The capital district holds the highest number of infections with 266 cases in the country while Kaski is second in line with 87 cases while Lalitpur with 62 cases each Monday.