Nepal Covid-19 tally: 2,936 new cases, 1,775 recoveries, 43 deaths in 24 hours

Kathmandu, July 16

Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 712,373 as of Friday afternoon.

The ministry says 2,936 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.

In this , 9,613 swab samples were tested in the RT-PCR method, of which 2,006 returned positive. Likewise, 4,569 underwent for the virus, of which an additional 930 tested positive.

Of total tests, 20.86 per cent of the PCR and 20.35 per cent of antigen samples returned positive, keeping the overall per-day positivity rate at 20.70 per cent.

As of today, there are 26,827 active cases across the country. Of them, 2.553 are hospitalised, 578 in intensive care units and 174 on ventilators.

In the past 24 hours, 1,775 people have achieved recovery where

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