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Nepal records 241 new Covid-19 cases, 263 discharges, 2 fatalities on Thurs
Nepal's coronavirus caseload reached 826,664 on Thursday with 241 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 809,922 with 263 discharges logged today.
On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll increased to 11,581 with two fatalities.
The country's active Covid-19 case count currently is 5,161.
As per the latest data provided by the health ministry, a total of 11,626 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours of which 9,510 were PCR tests while 2,116 were antigen tests. With this, a total of 4,801,007 PCR tests have been carried out till date.
Similarly, antigen tests have confirmed 52 positive cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of single-day infections from both the RT-PCR and antigen tests amount to 293.
Nepal's Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 98 %, while the fatality rate stands at 1.4%.
Currently, there are 99 individuals in various quarantine facilities across Nepal.
The capital district holds the highest number of infections with 101 cases in the country. Lalitpur is second in line with 34 cases.
So far, a total of 22,510,818 people has received coronavirus vaccine across the country, of which 12,672,442 have received the first dose while only 9,838,976 individuals have been inoculated with both the doses and are fully vaccinated. As many as 282,641 people received Covid-19 vaccine today alone.
Globally, over 277 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 5.3 million people have lost their lives to the disease.
Likewise, over 248 million people have recovered while more than 23 million cases are still active.
[Source: The Himalayan, Katmandu, 23Dec22]
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