Kathmandu, January 1
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 261,019 as of Friday afternoon.
The ministry says 426 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.
In this period, 5,225 swab samples were tested. So far, 1 million and 937,702 people have been tested in the country.
As of today, 6,048 cases are active.
Of the total cases so far, 253,107 people have achieved recovery whereas 1,864 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 748 people have been discharged whereas eight deaths have been reported.
Over 350 people are quarantined across the country.