Nepal COVID-19 tally stands at 16,649

New Delhi (NVI): Nepal reported 118 new cases of coronavirus today, taking the national tally to 16,649, according to local media reports.

The country’s Ministry of Health and Population said, of the newly infected, four persons are from Province 1; 20 from Province 2; 51 from Bagmati Province.

Likewise, 13 cases are from Gandaki Province; 12 from Province 5; 15 from Karnali Province; and three from Sudurpaschim Province.

Currently, there are 192 active cases of infection in Province 1; 2,044 active cases in Province 2; 457 cases in Bagmati Province; 871 cases in Gandaki Province; 1,675 cases in Province 5; 400 cases in Karnali Province; and 2,964 cases in Sudurpaschim Province.

In the past 24 hours, 120 people achieved recovery and were discharged form the hospitals, taking the tally of recovery cases to 8,011, the ministry said.

As of today, coronavirus has spread to 77 districts of Nepal. While six districts have no active cases of coronavirus infection.

Those districts are Dhankuta, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Mustang, Manang, and Humla districts. Meanwhile, six districts — Mahottari, Rautahat, Palpa, Achham, Kailali, and Bajura — have over 500 cases of infection.

Meanwhile, 35 people died from the pandemic in Nepal as no coronavirus related death was reported today in the country.

-RJV