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Nepal Covid-19 tally: 356 new cases, 518 recoveries, 2 deaths in 24 hours

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File: A woman’s swab sample is being collected for the coronavirus test, in Kathmandu, in July 2020.

Kathmandu, November 4

The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that Nepal’s Covid-19 tally has reached 908,910 as of Thursday afternoon.

The ministry said 356 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.

In this period, 3,259 swab samples were tested in the RT-PCR method, of which returned 287 returned positive. Likewise, 3125 people underwent antigen tests for the virus, of which an additional 69 tested positive.

Of total tests, 8.80 per cent of the PCR and 2.20 per cent of antigen samples returned positive, keeping the overall per-day positivity rate at 5.57 per cent.

As of today, there are 8,890 active cases across the country. Of them, 657 are hospitalised, 215 in intensive care units and 57 on ventilators.

In the past 24 hours, 518 people have achieved recovery whereas two deaths have been reported.

Of the total cases so far, 793,271 people have achieved recovery. Likewise, 11,434 died, according to the ministry. The country’s recovery rate is 97.4 per cent and the death rate is 1.4 per cent.

Meanwhile, 34,372 people were vaccinated today.

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