419 new cases of COVID-19 and 750 recoveries in 24 hours

Kathmandu / Jan. 2: With 419 new cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed on Saturday, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 261,468.

“In 5,000 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 419 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2,” informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.

Currently, there are 5,711 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation and 367 persons, mostly those who had returned from abroad, are placed in quarantine.

Meanwhile,750 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in institutional isolation or staying in home isolation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has now recorded 253,857 cases of recoveries.

A total of six people succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours and with this, the national COVID-19 related death tally has reached 1,870.

Kathmandu valley logs 154 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday

The three districts of Kathmandu valley logged 154 additional cases of coronavirus infection, on Saturday.

Kathmandu district alone witnessed 124 cases of infection while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 25 and five cases, respectively.

At present, there are 2,963 active Covid-19 cases in Kathmandu while the number of same in Lalitpur is 373 while that in Bhaktapur is 175.

As many as 473 people have lost their lives to Covid-19 in Kathmandu. Likewise, 146 fatalities have been reported in Lalitpur and 106 in Bhaktapur, so far.

Meanwhile, the total number of people who have recovered from the disease in Kathmandu is 94,012 while 14,785 have recovered in Lalitpur and 8,626 in Bhaktapur.

Today, 419 new cases of coronavirus infection surfaced in the country following which the nationwide Covid-19 tally has reached 261,438. Six fatalities have been reported in the last 24 hours with which the nationwide death-toll from the disease has advanced to 1,870.

Kathmandu is the only district with over 500 active cases in the country. On the contrary, Mugu is the only district with zero live infections as of today.

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