Update of January 3 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

  January 4, 2021 By: INSEC

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 261,859 after additional 421 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on January 3, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 254,494 of the total infected have recovered. On January 3, the rate of recovery reached 97.2% along with the 637 latest recovered. The ministry reported that 5,487 people are being treated. Out of which 1,966 are in home isolation, 199 are being treated in ICU, and 35 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 1,878. According to the Ministry, 5,800 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. There aren’t any active cases in Solukhumbu and Mugu, while Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases.

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