(Updated) Nepal adds 83 news cases to Covid-19 tally on Tuesday; new total is 217

Kathmandu, May 12

The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed 26 new cases of coronavirus infection on Tuesday evening. With this, the number of Covid-19 cases has reached 217.

Earlier in the afternoon, 57 new cases had been confirmed, the highest number of cases confirmed in a single day.

Whereas most of the new cases confirmed in the past few days were from the southern part of the country, three cases confirmed last night are from Kathmandu Valley: one in Kathmandu and two in Bhaktapur districts.

(Updated at 4:15 am on Wednesday)

Nepal’s Covid-19 tally jumps by 57 to hit 191

Kathmandu, May 12

Officials of the Ministry of Health and Population have informed that 57 new cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed on Tuesday, taking the country’s tally to 191.

All of the newly infected cases are men, according to the ministry’s joint spokesperson Dr Sameer Kumar Adhikari. Of them, 39 are residents of Parsa, nine of Rupandehi, eight of Kapilvastu, and one of Bara.

Of late, the number of cases is steadily on the rise in the southern plains of the country.

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