Kathmandu, January 4
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 262,262 as of Monday afternoon.
The ministry says 403 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. Out of those, 185 have been reported in the valley.
In this period, 4,401 swab samples were tested. So far, 1 million and 952,903 people have been tested in the country.
As of today, 5,289 cases are active.
Of the total cases so far, 255,088 people have achieved recovery whereas 1,885 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 594 people have been discharged whereas seven deaths have been reported.
Over 300 people are quarantined across the country.