Nepal reports 1,741 new COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 159,830

Shirish B Pradhan
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Kathmandu, Oct 26 (PTI) Nepal's coronavirus tally reached 159,830 on Monday with the detection of 1,741 new cases in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said.

As many as 4,005 recoveries were also reported on Monday, it said.

Fifteen more people died overnight due to the disease, taking the death toll to 862, the ministry said.

Of the 1,741 new coronavirus cases, the Kathmandu Valley alone reported 895 infections, it said, adding that the nationwide COVID-19 tally now stands at 159,830.

As on Monday, 43,293 people were undergoing treatment for the deadly viral infection at various isolation centres and hospitals across the country. PTI SBP SCY SCY