Update of January 6 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

  January 7, 2021 By: INSEC

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 263,193 after additional 499 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on January 6, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 256,161 of the total infected have recovered. On January 6, the rate of recovery reached 97.3% along with the 495 latest recovered. The ministry reported that 5,133 people are being treated. Out of which 1,608 are in home isolation, 197 are being treated in ICU, and 30 are being treated with the support of the ventilators. Till now, the death toll has reached 1,899. According to the Ministry, 6,706 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. There aren’t any active cases in Solukhumbu, Dolpa and Mugu, while Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases.

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