Kathmandu, December 29
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 259,548 as of Tuesday afternoon.
The ministry says 708 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.
In this period, 6,135 swab samples were tested. So far, 1 million and 921,367 people have been tested in the country.
As of today, 6,396 cases are active currently.
Of the total cases so far, 251,312 people have achieved recovery whereas 1,840 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 731 people have been discharged whereas eight deaths have been reported.
Over 350 people are quarantined across the country.