Nepal Covid-19 tally: 275 new cases, 555 recoveries, 1 death in 24 hours

Kathmandu, February 25

The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that Nepal’s Covid-19 tally has reached 1,115,850 as of Friday afternoon.

The ministry said 275 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.

In this period, 5,452 swab samples were tested in the RT-PCR method, of which returned 158 returned positive. Likewise, 3,176 underwent antigen tests for the virus, of which an additional 117 tested positive.

Of total tests, 2.89 per cent of the PCR and 3.68 per cent of antigen samples returned positive, keeping the overall per-day positivity rate at 3.18 per cent.

As of today, there are 9,280 active cases across the country. Of them, 254 are hospitalised, 92 in intensive care units and 15 on ventilators.

In the past 24 hours, 555 people have achieved recovery whereas the government says there was one death today.

Of the total cases so far, 955,458 people have achieved recovery. Likewise, 11,932 died, according to the ministry. The country’s recovery rate is 97.8 per cent and the death rate is 1.2 per cent.

Meanwhile, 122,496 people were vaccinated today.

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