Nepal coronavirus tally crosses 16,000-mark

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New Delhi (NVI): Nepal’s coronavirus infection tally has crossed the 16,000-mark and stands at 16,168 today, with the confirmation of 204 new cases, according to local media reports.

The country’s Ministry of Health and Population said, 688 individuals recovered in the past 24 hours. A total of 7,499 or 46.4 percent of the total infected individuals are said to have returned home after recovering.

The ministry also said that, COVID-19 has spread to all 77 districts of the country.

Besides, four districts have no cases of coronavirus infection, the districts are Tehrathum, Bhojpur and Solukhumbu districts in Province 1, and Humla in Karnali Province.

So far, 261,861 PCR tests have been conducted across the country to detect the infection.

Meanwhile, 35 people have died due to the coronavirus in Nepal, which is among the lowest as compared to other countries.

-RJV