Update of January 3 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

  January 3, 2022 By: INSEC

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 829,277 after additional 291 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on January 3, 2022. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 812,674 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 98% along with 255 latest recovered.

According to the Ministry, 9,700 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on January 3, 3% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 17% people diagnosed positive till now.

Till now, the death toll has reached 11,598. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, two died on January 3. There are 5,500 people in home isolation. Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur have more than 500 active cases.

On January 3, 2,798 people were tested through the antigen process among which 35 were diagnosed positive with COVID-19. Till date, 96,280 people have been diagnosed positive with antigen process. The number of infected, cured, and active cases has not been separated into this number. According to the Ministry, 10,597,797 people have been fully vaccinated till January 3.

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