Kathmandu, January 8
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 264,159 as of Friday afternoon.
The ministry says 554 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. Out of those, 207 have been reported in the valley.
In this period, 5,269 swab samples were tested. So far, 1 million and 974,561 people have been tested in the country.
As of today, 5,021 cases are active.
Of the total cases so far, 257,229 people have achieved recovery whereas 1,909 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 585 people have been discharged whereas six deaths have been reported.
Over 300 people are quarantined across the country.