Kathmandu, Oct 31 (RSS): The country witnessed a total of 2,508 new cases of coronavirus and 2,264 infected ones got recovery in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.
A total of 9,279 PCR tests were conducted in the latest review period. So far, 131,222 persons won the battle against the virus, which is 76.9 per cent.
Likewise, the number of active cases in the country is 38,584.
With today’s new cases, the total number of coronavirus infected people in the country reached 170,743.
On Saturday, the Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,357 cases of the virus.
According to the Ministry, nine persons are receiving treatment in ventilators in Province-1, 52 in Bagmati, three in Gandaki, four in Lumbini and one in Sudurpaschim Province.
The Ministry stated that Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Makawanpur, Kavre, Kaski, Nawalparasi (East), Dang, Rupandehi and Kailali districts have more than 500 cases each.
Similarly, Mustang, Manang and Bajura have not even a single reported active case at present.
Meanwhile, 17 people succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours. With this, the number of coronavirus caused death totaled 937.