Kathmandu, January 29
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 270,745 as of Friday afternoon.
The ministry says 157 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.
In this period, 3,221 swab samples were tested. So far, 2 million and 64,081 people have been tested in the country.
As of today, 3,022 cases are active.
Of the total cases so far, 265,698 people have achieved recovery whereas 2,025 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 333 people have been discharged whereas five deaths have been reported.
The recovery rate as of today is 98 per cent.
Over 100 people are quarantined across the country.