Nepal Covid-19 tally: 240 new cases, 477 recoveries, 6 deaths in 24 hours

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File: A woman’s swab sample is being collected for the coronavirus test, in Kathmandu, in July 2020.

Kathmandu, January 16

The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 267,056 as of Saturday afternoon.

The ministry says 240 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.

In this period, 3,819 swab samples were tested. So far, 2 million and 8,944 people have been tested in the country.

As of today, 4,058 cases are active.

Of the total cases so far, 261,044 people have achieved recovery whereas 1,954 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 477 people have been discharged whereas six deaths have been reported. 

Over 200 people are quarantined across the country.

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