Update of May 18 Regarding COVID-19 Infection 

  May 18, 2022 By: INSEC

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 979,028 after additional six new cases were detected positive in Nepal on May 18, 2022. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 966,929 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 98.8% along with the eight latest recovered. There are 147 active infected cases at present.

According to the Ministry, 2,856 swab tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Till now, the death toll has reached 11,952. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, no death was recorded. On May 18, 617 people were tested through the antigen process and no one was diagnosed positive with COVID-19. Till date, 140,209 people have been diagnosed positive with the antigen method. The number of infected, cured, and active cases has not been separated in this data. Till May 18, 19,747,028 people have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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