Kathmandu, November 6
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that Nepal’s Covid-19 tally has reached 909,232 as of Saturday afternoon.
The ministry said 139 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.
In this period, 2,134 swab samples were tested in the RT-PCR method, of which returned 128 returned positive. Likewise, 1,798 people underwent antigen tests for the virus, of which an additional 11 tested positive.
Of total tests, 5.99 per cent of the PCR and 0.611 per cent of antigen samples returned positive, keeping the overall per-day positivity rate at 3.53 per cent.
As of today, there are 8,144 active cases across the country. Of them, 620 are hospitalised, 196 in intensive care units and 50 on ventilators.
In the past 24 hours, 396 people have achieved recovery whereas one death has been reported.
Of the total cases so far, 794,834 people have achieved recovery. Likewise, 11,439 died, according to the ministry. The country’s recovery rate is 97.6 per cent and the death rate is 1.4 per cent.
Meanwhile, 1,985 people were vaccinated today.