Kathmandu, March 20
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 275,829 as of Saturday afternoon.
The ministry says 79 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.
In this period, 2,637 swab samples were tested. So far, 2 million and 233,345 people have been tested in the country.
As of today, 998 cases are active.
Of the total cases so far, 271,815 people have achieved recovery whereas 3,016 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 82 people have been discharged whereas zero deaths have been reported.
Over 40 people are quarantined across the country.