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Nepal records 10,703 new COVID cases and 3 deaths in a single day


Nepalnews
2022 Jan 21, 16:23, Kathmandu

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Friday confirmed the detection of 10,703 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 896.584. Additionally,1,888 persons have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the antigen test.

Likewise, the MoHP has recorded three 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 11,632. Presently, there are 65,374 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the three districts of Kathmandu valley alone have recorded 6,981 cases in the past 24 hours. Kathmandu logged 4,279 cases, Lalitpur logged 567 cases and Bhaktapur logged 453 cases, as per the data released by the MoHP.

As many as 766 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Friday, a total of 819,575 people have recovered from the viral disease, the data released by the MoHP showed. Presently, the recovery rate stands at 91.4 per cent while the fatality rate is 1.4 per cent.

Earlier, the MoHP on Thursday confirmed the detection of 10,052 new cases of coronavirus infection.

As of Friday, a total of 5,093,823 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Presently, there are 65,374 people staying in isolation while 154 others have been placed in quarantine in the country.

343,295,749 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus worldwide while at least 5,593,621 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 132 countries where The United States is the new hotspot of COVID-19 facing a daily surge of rapid infections.

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