Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll crossed 1,000
Kathmandu — With 3,114 new cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed on Monday, the national COVID-19 tally has surged to 179,614.
“As many as 3,114 persons were found to have been infected with the virus in the last 24 hours,” revealed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its update, Rising Nepal reports.
Meanwhile, 3,142 persons receiving treatment at various health institutions or staying in home isolation recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. Nepal has recorded 141,134 cases of recoveries until now.
Currently, there are 37,476 active cases of COVID-19 and 1,277 are placed in quarantine across the nation.
Meanwhile, 20 people succumbed to the infection in the last 24 hours. With this, Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll has crossed 1,000’s mark and reached 1,004.