On-duty security personnel are seen checking the vehicles passing by the New Road checkpoint in Kathmandu, on Saturday, August 22. District administration offices in the Valley have imposed prohibitory order to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus. Photo: Balkrishna Thapa/THT

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu valley on Tuesday reported 481 fresh cases of coronavirus infection

Close to 400 infections were detected in Kathmandu alone. As many as 393 cases were reported in Kathmandu in the last 24 hours while the number of fresh cases in Lalitpur and Bhaktapur were 58 and 30, respectively.

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Prior to this, the valley had witnessed highest number of single-day on Ausgut 30 (Sunday) as 429 infections were logged. Monday, however, saw a slight decrease in as 298 cases were reported.

Kathmandu valley currently has over 5000 active cases of coronavirus infection.

Kathmandu still remains the district with most number of live Covid-19 cases in the country. Lalitpur and Kathmandu along with Morang, Sunsari Dhanusha, Parsa, Bara, Mahottari, Rautahat, Sarlahi, Chitwan and Rupandehi have over 500 active cases.

Owing to a steady increase in number of reported cases in the valley, the district administration authorities of the three districts have clamped a prohibitory order in the valley until September 2.


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