Update of January 9 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

  January 9, 2022 By: INSEC

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 832,589 after additional 841 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on January 9, 2022. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 814,230 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 97.8% along with 224 latest recovered.

According to the Ministry, 8,848 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of the total number of tests conducted on January 9, 9.5% were diagnosed positive and overall there were 16.9% people diagnosed positive till now.

Till now, the death toll has reached 11,604. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, two died on January 9. There are 6,755 people in home isolation. Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur have more than 500 active cases.

On January 9, 3,784 people were tested through the antigen process among which 326 were diagnosed positive with COVID-19. Till date, 97,415 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, 11,134,689 people have been fully vaccinated till January 9.

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