KATHMANDU: The three districts in Kathmandu Valley registered 1,599 new cases of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours.
Valley logged highest ever single-day cases of coronavirus infection on Friday, October 2, with 1,638 cases.
Kathmandu alone observed 1,373 infections today. Meanwhile, 39 new cases were detected in Bhaktapur and 187 in Lalitpur. The latest data suggests that the surge of infections is steady and rising inside the valley.
Kathmandu along with Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Chitwan, Morang, Siraha and Rupandehi are the districts that over 500 active cases.
On the contrary, three districts — Mustang, Manang, and Dolpa — have zero active infections.
Meanwhile, seven additional fatalities were reported today as well with which the country’s death toll has advanced to 535.