Kathmandu, Nepal, January 8, 2020: Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection tally of the country has advanced to 264,159 after 554 new cases recorded in the past 24 hours. Of the total infection cases, 188 are females while 366 are males.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), of the newly infected cases recorded from the across the country in the past 24 hours, 207 cases surfaced in Kathmandu valley alone.
Likewise, 585 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 257,229.
Meanwhile, death toll due to the infection of the coronavirus has advanced to 1, 909 after six more fatalities related the virus recorded in the past 24 hours.
There are currently 5,021 active cases across the country. Of them, only 338 individuals are staying in various quarantine facilities.