Kathmandu, Nepal, March 29, 2021: Nepal has recorded 141 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection from across the country in the past 24 hours on Monday. With the new addition, the nationwide infection tally has advanced to 276,980.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Kathmandu valley alone recorded 58 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours. Of them, 50 cases were recorded in Kathmandu district alone while seven in Lalitpur and one in Bhaktapur district.
Kathmandu district has been holding the highest number of COVID-19 cases since few months. Likewise, coronavirus infection cases have been spiking in Kaski district as well. The Kaski district recorded 29 new infections cases in the past 24 hours.
Likewise, 82 people, who were earlier infected with the virus, have been discharged after recovery. With the addition, total recovery tally of the country has advanced to 272,612, which is equal to 98.4 percent.
There are currently 1,341 active cases across the country. Of them, only 56 individuals are staying in various quarantine facilities setup by the government.
No death related to the coronavirus infection recorded in the past 24 hours. Nationwide death related to the infection has already advanced to 3,027.
According to the MoHP, 141 new cases were detected while conducting 3,122 PCR tests in different labs across the country in the last 24 hours. So far, Nepal government has conducted 2,264,268 PCR tests.