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Nepal reports 179 new COVID cases and 1 death

2022 Sep 12, 16:50,

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday confirmed the detection of 179 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 998,870. Additionally, 52 people have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the antigen test.

Likewise, the MoHP has recorded 1 death from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The ministry on May 19 recorded 184 deaths, the highest daily number. As of Sunday, the nationwide death toll from COVID-19 has reached 12,014. Presently, there are 2,271 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the three districts of Kathmandu valley alone have recorded 75 cases in the past 24 hours. Kathmandu logged 50 cases, Lalitpur logged 18 cases and Bhaktapur logged 7 cases, as per the data released by the MoHP.

As many as 171 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Sunday, a total of 9,84,584 people have recovered from the viral disease, the data released by the MoHP showed. Presently, the recovery rate stands at 98.6 percent while the fatality rate is 1.2 percent.

As of Monday, a total of 5,910,969 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test.

613,870,783 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus worldwide while at least 6,516,723  people have died from COVID-19, following an outbreak that started in Wuhan, China, in 2019-December.


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