Nepal’s COVID-19 tally reaches 584 with 36 new cases

New Delhi (NVI): 36 new positive Covid-19 cases have been reported from Nepal, taking the toll in the Himalayan nation to 584, according to local media reports.

The country’s Ministry of Health and Population said the infections were confirmed through tests carried out at Seti Hospital in Dhangadhi, Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar, and Rapti Academy of Health Sciences in Dang.

Among the new cases, four males between the ages of 20 and 27 years from Baitadi district. A 33-year-old male from Jhapa district, twenty-seven males between the ages of 16-50 from Banke district.

Likewise, a 19-year-old male from Bardiya district and two males and one female from Surkhet have contracted the coronavirus infection, according to the Ministry.

Of the total persons infected, 505 are males while 79 are females.

The coronavirus contagion has been found in forty districts of the country with 86 cases in Province 1,172 cases in Province 2, 32 cases in Bagmati Province, five cases in Gandaki Province, 271 cases in Province 5, four cases in Karnali Province, and 14 cases in Sudurpaschim Province, as per media reports.

Earlier today, 32 fresh cases were reported that took the confirmed tally to 548, as per media reports.

Meanwhile, 45,757 samples have been tested by the PCR method in the country.

So far, 60 people have been cured or recovered from the virus and three persons have died.