Nepal’s COVID-19 tally stands at 15,964; death toll 35

New Delhi (NVI): With the confirmation of 180 new cases, Nepal’s coronavirus infection tally has reached 15,964 today, according to local media reports.

The country’s Ministry of Health and Population said, 264 recoveries in the last 24 hours have been reported which has taken the total number of recoveries in the country to 6,811.

A total of 710 cases of infection have been detected in Province 1 so far; 4,184 cases in Province 2; 639 cases in Bagmati Province; 1,175 cases in Gandaki Province; 3,984 cases in Province 5; 1,581 cases in Karnali Province; and 3,691 cases in Sudurpaschim Province.

Out of the total infections, 469 people have recovered from the disease in Province 1; 2,072 people in Province 2; 234 in Bagmati Province; 295 in Gandaki Province; 1,857 in Province 5; 1,222 in Karnali Province; and 662 people in Sudurpaschim Province.

The ministry also said that, coronavirus has spread to all 77 districts of Nepal, as per the reports.

At present, 9,118 active cases of COVID-19 in Nepal and staying in isolation while 29,215 are in quarantines across the country.

Meanwhile, another COVID-19 fatality has been confirmed by the ministry, which has taken the total death-toll from the disease to 35 in Nepal.

A 29 year-old-male, resident of Nisikhola Rural Municipality-3 in Baglung, passed away yesterday. The youth had returned to Nepal from India after receiving treatment for tuberculosis.

-RJV