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Nepal detects 3,479 new Covid-19 infections, crosses 600,000 mark

Nepal's Covid-19 caseload crossed the 6-lakh mark on Sunday as 3,479 more people were infected with the virus.

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Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

File photo of Kathmandu as seen from the city's Swayambhu temple.
File photo of Kathmandu as seen from the city's Swayambhu temple.

Nepal's COVID-19 caseload crossed the 6-lakh mark on Sunday as 3,479 more people were infected with the virus.

According to the health ministry, 3,024 cases were detected through 10,461 RT-PCR tests and 455 through 3,262 antigen tests.

With this, the COVID-19 infection tally has reached to 601,693, it said. Of the new cases, 1,131 patients were from the Kathmandu Valley.

There are 89,217 active COVID-19 cases in the country.

In the last 24 hours, 6,636 cases of recoveries were reported, along with 99 related deaths.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sun, June 06 2021. 20:09 IST
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