Kathmandu, January 15
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 266,816 as of Friday afternoon.
The ministry says 270 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. Of them, 172 positive cases were reported in the Valley.
In this period, 3,084 swab samples were tested. So far, 2 million and 5,125 people have been tested in the country.
As of today, 4,301 cases are active. Nepal’s recovery rate is 97.7 per cent.
Of the total cases so far, 260,567 people have achieved recovery whereas 1,948 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 390 people have been discharged whereas five deaths have been reported.
Over 200 people are quarantined across the country.