Kathmandu, January 5
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 262,784 as of Tuesday afternoon.
The ministry says 522 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. Out of those, 232 have been reported in the valley.
In this period, 4,551 swab samples were tested. So far, 1 million and 957,454 people have been tested in the country.
As of today, 5,225 cases are active.
Of the total cases so far, 255,666 people have achieved recovery whereas 1,893 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 578 people have been discharged whereas eight deaths have been reported.
Over 300 people are quarantined across the country.