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Nepal records 11,352 new COVID cases and 4 deaths in a single day


Nepalnews
2022 Jan 19, 18:37, Kathmandu

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Wednesday confirmed the detection of 9,502 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 877,717. Additionally, 1,850 persons have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the antigen test.

Likewise, the MoHP has recorded four 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 11,620. Presently, there are 47,929 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the three districts of Kathmandu valley alone have recorded 6,343 cases in the past 24 hours. Kathmandu logged 4,666 cases, Lalitpur logged 1,099 cases and Bhaktapur logged 578 cases, as per the data released by the MoHP.

As many as 613 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Wednesday, a total of 818,160 people have recovered from the viral disease, the data released by the MoHP showed. Presently, the recovery rate stands at 93.1 per cent while the fatality rate is 1.4 per cent.

Earlier, the MoHP on Tuesday confirmed the detection of 8,730 new cases of coronavirus infection.

As of Wednesday, a total of 5,054,198 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Presently, there are 47,929 people staying in isolation while 126 others have been placed in quarantine in the country.

More than 320.96 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus worldwide while at least 5,539,206 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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