Altogether 3,553 people have been found infected with the corona virus in the past 24 hours. According to a bulletin released by the Ministry of Health and Population today, the new cases were confirmed in 15,081 tests, representing 23.6 percent rate of infection.
The number of active cases of infection has climbed to 14,340. The average infection rate in Nepal is 16.9 percent.
Also today, 271 have recovered from Corona Virus infection, taking the total number of those who have recovered to 815,347. The recovery rate is 96.9 percent, the ministry said.
Meanwhile, one person has died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. So far, 11,610 people have died.
The districts with more than 500 infections are Morang, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Kaski. Similarly, Sunsari, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Banke, Rupandehi and Kailali are among the districts with more than 200 infections.
Mugu is the only district with zero active case of COVID-19. At present, 13,503 people are being treated in home isolation, 837 in institutional isolation, 110 in ICU and 25 with the support ventilator.
Also today, 356,004 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19. So far, people with the first dose of vaccine has reached 15,464,335 people and with both or full dose is 11,691,393.
Source: National News Agency Nepal