9 January 2021, Kathmandu
The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 264,521 as of Saturday afternoon.
The ministry says 362 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.
In this period, 4,286 swab samples were tested. So far, 1 million and 978,847 people have been tested in the country.
As of today, 4,681 cases are active.
Of the total cases so far, 257,928 people have achieved recovery whereas 1,912 died, according to the ministry. In the past 24 hours, 699 people have been discharged whereas three deaths have been reported.
Over 250 people are quarantined across the country.