Nepal Covid-19 tally: 421 new cases, 637 recoveries, 8 deaths in 24 hours

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

Kathmandu, January 3

The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 261,859 as of Sunday afternoon.

The ministry says 421 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.

In this period, 5,800 swab samples were tested. So far, 1 million and 948,502 people have been tested in the country.

As of today, 5,487 cases are active.

Of the total cases so far, 254,494 people have achieved recovery whereas 1,878 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 637 people have been discharged whereas eight deaths have been reported.

Over 350 people are quarantined across the country.

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