Kathmandu, April 9
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 279,388 as of Friday afternoon.
The ministry says 288 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.
In this period, 4,071 swab samples were tested. So far, 2 million and 306,244 people have been tested in the country.
As of today, 2,615 cases are active.
Of the total cases so far, 273,735 people have achieved recovery whereas 3,038 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 127 people have been discharged whereas no death was reported.
Over 80 people are quarantined across the country.