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Nepal reports 206 new COVID cases, 3 deaths

2022 Sep 02, 16:41, Kathmandu

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Friday confirmed the detection of 206 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the COVID count has reached 997,660. Additionally, 72 people have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the antigen test.

Likewise, the MoHP has recorded 3 death from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The ministry on May 19 recorded 184 deaths, the highest daily number. As of Thursday, the nationwide death toll from COVID-19 has reached 12,002. Presently, there are 3158 active cases in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the three districts of Kathmandu valley alone have recorded 59 cases in the past 24 hours. Kathmandu logged 59 cases, Lalitpur logged 0 cases and Bhaktapur logged 0 cases, as per the data released by the MoHP.

As many as 398 patients of COVID-19 have recovered in the past 24 hours. As of Friday, a total of 982,764 people have recovered from the viral disease, the data released by the MoHP showed. Presently, the recovery rate stands at 98.5 percent while the fatality rate is 1.2 percent.

As of Friday, a total of 5,893,530 people have undergone the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test.

608,194,950 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus worldwide while at least 6,496,274 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.


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