On Sunday, Nepal reported 7,368 new cases with a slight decline in test positivity rate, which at 37% with 19,883 tests is still much higher than neighbouring India. Kathmandu Valley saw an additional 2,609 coronavirus cases.
Nevertheless, this is the fifth day in a row the country started registering a downward trend in the total number of infections. Although most experts say the numbers are an underestimation. Most of Nepal is under some form of prohibitory orders.
However, daily Covid fatalities continue to stay above 100 even as hospitals see an improving trend on recovery. In the last 24 hours, there were 145 deaths, including the bodies cremated by the Nepal Army whereas 6,648 people were discharged from hospitals.