COVID-19: 1,282 new cases, 1,262 recoveries, 7 deaths

Sep 27, 2021

Kathmandu: A total of 1,282 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the country in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

There are currently 18,848 active cases in the country. Among the infected ones, 368 have been receiving treatment in ICU, 120 in ventilators, 17,813 in home-isolations and 1,329 in institutional isolations. Altogether, 244 are in quarantine facilities.

Similarly, a total of 1,262 COVID-19 patients have enjoyed recovery in the past 24 hours. With this, the recovery caseload stands at 762,416. The recovery rate is 96.2 per cent.

Seven people succumbed to the contagion in the last 24 hours. This takes the fatality caseload to 11,103 till date.

Meanwhile, 102,301 people received the vaccine against the deadly infection on Sunday alone. The number of people receiving the first dose of vaccine stands at 6,609,233 while 6,036,401 have been fully vaccinated so far, shared the Ministry.