Kathmandu, November 24
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that Nepal’s Covid-19 tally has reached 915,401 as of Wednesday afternoon.
The ministry said 332 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.
In this period, 7,590 swab samples were tested in the RT-PCR method, of which returned 305 returned positive. Likewise, 2,330 people underwent antigen tests for the virus, of which an additional 27 tested positive.
Of total tests, 4.01 per cent of the PCR and 1.15 per cent of antigen samples returned positive, keeping the overall per-day positivity rate at 3.34 per cent.
As of today, there are 7,369 active cases across the country. Of them, 388 are hospitalised, 206 in intensive care units and 40 on ventilators.
In the past 24 hours, 232 people have achieved recovery whereas four deaths have been reported.
Of the total cases so far, 801,112 people have achieved recovery. Likewise, 11,513 died, according to the ministry. The country’s recovery rate is 97.7 per cent and the death rate is 1.4 per cent.
Meanwhile, 147,262 people were vaccinated today.