Altogether 3,553 people have been found infected with the coronavirus in the past 24 hours. According to a bulletin released by the Ministry of Health and Population today, the new cases were confirmed in 15,081 tests, representing a 23.6 percent rate of infection.
The number of active cases of infection has climbed to 14,340. The average infection rate in Nepal is 16.9 percent.
Also today, 271 have recovered from coronavirus infection, taking the total number of those who have recovered to 815,347. The recovery rate is 96.9 percent, the ministry said.
Meanwhile, one person has died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. So far, 11,610 people have died.
The districts with more than 500 infections are Morang, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, and Kaski. Similarly, Sunsari, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Banke, Rupandehi, and Kailali are among the districts with more than 200 infections.
Mugu is the only district with zero active cases of COVID-19. At present, 13,503 people are being treated in home isolation, 837 in institutional isolation, 110 in ICU, and 25 with the support ventilator.
Also today, 356,004 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19. So far, people inoculated with the first dose have numbered to 15,464,335 and with full dose is 11,691,393.