Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 3,117 with five new fatalities
KATHMANDU: As many as five COVID-19 patients have reportedly succumbed to the coronavirus pandemic in the last 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the new deaths have taken the country’s death toll to 3,117 as of Thursday afternoon.
Out of five reported toll cases, three have died in past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, Nepal recorded a total of 2,428 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 2,365 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 through the RT-PCR method while 63 have been tested positive through the Antigen method.
According to the Ministry, 987 persons in Kathmandu, 106 in Lalitpur, and 81 in Bhaktapur have been tested positive for the pandemic virus, as of Thursday afternoon.
Meanwhile, 252 persons have returned home after complete health recovery today.
Similarly, the ministry shared that five more fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 3,117.