Covid-19 cases in Nepal climbs to 16,531

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New Delhi (NVI): The COVID-19 cases in Nepal saw a jump of 108 in the last 24 hours, taking the total number to 16,531 in the country, according to local media reports.

The country’s Ministry of Health and Population said, of the total cases so far, 7,891 people have achieved recovery after 139 people have been discharged from health facilities in the last 24 hours.

Currently, there are 196 active cases of infection in Province 1; 2,024 active cases in Province 2; 429 cases in Bagmati Province; 862 cases in Gandaki Province; 1,727 cases in Province 5; 405 cases in Karnali Province; and 2,962 cases in Sudurpaschim Province, as per the reports.

The deadly virus has spread to all 77 districts of the country. But five districts have no active cases of coronavirus. Those are are Dhankuta, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Mustang, and Humla districts.

The ministry also said that, of the total recovered cases, 543 are from Province 1; 2,234 from Province 2; 287 from Bagmati Province; 355 from Gandaki Province; 2,296 from Province 5; 1,238 from Karnali Province; and 938 from Sudurpaschim Province.

Meanwhile, no COVID-19 fatality was reported today in Nepal. With this death-toll from the disease stands at 35 in the country.

-RJV