Nepal on Monday recorded 243 new coronavirus infections pushing the country’s covid – 19 tally to 821,121 while the death toll climbed to 11,524 with one fatality in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 802,653 with 264 discharges logged on Monday.
As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, a total of 9,8888 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours of which 7,231 were PCR tests while 2,657 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 4,618,231 PCR tests have been carried out till date.
Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 16 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests totals to 259. Nepal’s Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 97.7%, while the fatality rate stands at 1.4%. The country’s active Covid-19 case count currently stands at 6,944.