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MoHP reports 291 new COVID cases, 2 deaths on Monday

2022 Jan 03, 16:40, Kathmandu
Nepal's Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) Sunday reported 1,688 new cases of coronavirus infection.

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) Monday confirmed the detection of 291 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 828,986. Additionally, 35 persons have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the antigen test.

Likewise, the MoHP has recorded two deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The ministry on May 19 recorded 184 deaths, the highest daily number. As of Saturday, the nationwide death toll from COVID-19 has reached 11,598. Presently, there are 4,969 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the three districts of Kathmandu valley have recorded 184 cases in the past 24 hours. Kathmandu logged 140 cases, Lalitpur logged 28 cases and Bhaktapur logged 16 cases, as per the data released by the MoHP.

As many as 255 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Sunday, a total of 812,419 people have recovered from the viral disease, the data released by the MoHP showed. Presently, the recovery rate stands at 97.9 percent while the fatality rate is 1.4 percent.

Earlier, MoHP on Sunday confirmed the detection of 213 new cases of coronavirus infection.

As of Monday, a total of 4,880,024 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Presently, there are 5,005 people staying in isolation while 98 others have been placed in quarantine in the country.

More than 288.548 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus worldwide while at least 5,453,463 people have died from COVID-19, following an outbreak that started in Wuhan, China, in 2019-December, COVID-19 Global tracker data shown by Reuters. It has been reported that COVID-19 infections are still rising in 59 countries where The United States is the new hotspot of COVID-19 facing a daily surge of rapid infections.


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