COVID-19 Updates

Nepal records 708 new cases, 932 recoveries and 11 deaths on Friday

Published On: October 22, 2021 04:08 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Nepal recorded 708 new cases of COVID-19 along with 932 recoveries and 11 deaths on Friday.

As many as 9,376 COVID-19 tests – 7,253 PCR tests and 2,123 antigen tests - were conducted on Friday.

There are currently 10,946 active cases of COVID-19 across the country. Similarly, 223 people are currently in quarantine facilities.

Meanwhile, the Kathmandu Valley recorded 222 cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 171 were recorded in Kathmandu, 18 in Bhaktapur and 33 in Lalitpur districts.

Similarly, the number of total vaccine doses administered in the country has reached 15,140,511. Among the total population of 30,378,055, as much as 28.3 percent have been administered the first dose while 21.5 percent have been given both doses.

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