Kathmandu, Nov. 10: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday confirmed 2,751 new cases of COVID-19 and 18 deaths in the country.Of the new cases, 1,428 patients, including, 630 females and 798 males, were recorded in the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley.
The valley’s figures account for over 55 per cent of today’s national caseload.The Kathmandu Valley continues to witness large number of cases. The three districts’ total caseload has reached 90,155 as of Monday, according to the MOHP data.Meanwhile, of the over 19,000 active cases in the valley, majority of the patients are staying in home isolation in the three districts.
The number of patients staying in home isolation in Kathmandu is 11,651, the highest in a single district, followed by 1,831 patients in Lalitpur and 1,814 in Bhaktapur, according to the MoHP Situation Report.Of the three districts in the valley, Kathmandu continues to witness more cases as well as deaths. Kathmandu’s COVID-19 data show 73,203 cases, including 15,982 active cases, 56,946 recoveries and 275 deaths.
Likewise, Lalitpur has so far witnessed 10,356 cases, which include 2,259 active cases, 8,027 recoveries and 68 deaths.Similarly, Bhaktapur district has recorded 6,598 cases, including 1,143 active cases, 5,383 recovered and 72 deaths as per the latest MoHP data
Cases tally surges to 197,024
A total of 11,177 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, in which 2,571 people, including 1,051 females and 1,520 males, were found to be infected with COVID-19, according to the latest MoHP Situation Report. With this Nepal’s caseload has jumped to 197,024 with 1,126 fatalities.
Currently, there are 36,174 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation while 967 are under quarantine, according to MoHP Update.
Also, among the active cases, 29,836 are on home isolation across the seven states, while 411 patients are admitted to the intensive care units (ICU) of hospitals and 83 are receiving treatment with ventilator support, according to the MoHP report.
A total of 13 districts currently have over 500 actives cases, according to the MoHP while Manang is the only district to have zero active case.
1,798 new recoveries
Meanwhile, 1,798 COVID-19 patients have recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. With this Nepal’s total recovery tally has reached 159,724. The recovery rate now stands at 81 per cent.
The MoHP on Monday confirmed 18 more new COVID-19 fatalities, taking the national COVID-19 death toll to 1,126.