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Nepal Covid-19 tally: 183 new cases, 649 recoveries, 2 deaths in 24 hours

A representational image: A coronavirus variant
A representational image: A coronavirus variant

Kathmandu, November 5

The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that Nepal’s Covid-19 tally has reached 909,093 as of Friday afternoon.

The ministry said 183 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.

In this period, 2,307 swab samples were tested in the RT-PCR method, of which returned 174 returned positive. Likewise, 2,537 people underwent antigen tests for the virus, of which an additional 9 tested positive.

Of total tests, 7.54 per cent of the PCR and 0.35 per cent of antigen samples returned positive, keeping the overall per-day positivity rate at 3.77 per cent.

As of today, there are 8,413 active cases across the country. Of them, 650 are hospitalised, 200 in intensive care units and 55 on ventilators.

In the past 24 hours, 649 people have achieved recovery whereas two deaths have been reported.

Of the total cases so far, 794,434 people have achieved recovery. Likewise, 11,438 died, according to the ministry. The country’s recovery rate is 97.4 per cent and the death rate is 1.4 per cent.

Meanwhile, 3,375 people were vaccinated today.

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