Nepal Covid-19 tally: 25 new cases, 89 recoveries, 0 deaths in 24 hours

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Kathmandu, March 31

The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that Nepal’s Covid-19 tally has reached 1,118,559 as of Thursday afternoon.

The ministry said 25 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.

In this period, 3,623 swab samples were tested in the RT-PCR method, of which returned 24 returned positive. Likewise, 1,328 underwent antigen tests for the virus, of which an additional one tested positive.

Of total tests, 0.66 per cent of the PCR and 0.1 per cent of antigen samples returned positive, keeping the overall per-day positivity rate at 0.50 per cent.

As of today, there are 1,081 active cases across the country.

In the past 24 hours, 89 people have achieved recovery whereas the government says there were zero deaths recorded today.

Of the total cases so far, 965,394 people have achieved recovery. Likewise, 11,951 died, according to the ministry. The country’s recovery rate is 98.7 per cent and the death rate is 1.2 per cent.

Meanwhile, 60,260 people were vaccinated today.

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