Nepal Covid-19 tally crosses 10,700; death toll 24

New Delhi (NVI): 629 new positive coronavirus cases have been reported from Nepal, taking the toll in the Himalayan nation to 10,728, according to local media reports.

The country’s Ministry of Health and Population said, Of the newly infected, 519 are males and 110 females.

At present, the virus has been confirmed in 76 districts while Rasuwa in Bagmati Province is the only district without a single case so far.

Rautahat has a total of 1,203 cases, the highest for a district, followed by Dailekh with 752 infections while Kapilvastu has 706 COVID-19 patients.

The ministry also said that, 457,920 samples have been tested for coronavirus in Nepal till now. Of these, 193,194 samples were tested through the PCR and 2,83,696 through the RDT.

Apart from this, 114 persons have been cured or discharged from the hospitals in last 24 hours. With this total recovery cases stands at 2,338, of which 2,141 are males while 197 females.

So far, 24 people died from the pandemic in Nepal as no coronavirus related death was reported today in the country.

-RJV