250 more test positive as Nepal’s coronavirus cases climb to 4614

COVID-19 pandemic in Nepal

KATHMANDU, June 11: The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed 250 more infections on Thursday as Nepal’s total COVID-19 cases climbed to 4614.

According to Health Ministry Spokesperson, Dr Jageshwar Gautam, of the today’s cases, 57 are from Rautahat, 48 are from Dailekh, 29 are from Rupandehi, 18 are from Bajura, 14 are from Rolpa, 13 are from Banke, nine are from Saptari, eight are from Dang, seven each from Bara, Dhading, Surkhet and Kailali, six from Nawalparasi West, four each from Sarlahi, Mahottari and Pyuthan, three each from Sunsari and Jhapa and two each from Kapilvastu and Bajhang. Of them, 230 are males and 20 are females.

The virus has spread to 72 districts with Province 2 the worst-hit state with 1,671 cases. Province 5 is the second most affected state with 1,399 cases in 12 districts. Karnali has 759 cases in nine districts, Province 1 has 307 cases in 13 districts, Sudurpaschim has 192 cases in nine districts, Bagmati has 147 cases in 12 districts and Gandaki too has 147 cases in nine districts.

Of the total infected, 4285 are males and 329 are females.

Gautam also shared that 187 more patients (774 males 87 females) were discharged after recovery in the past 24 hours as the total number of patients to recover have reached 861.

Nepal has reported 15 deaths so far.