The death toll in the country reached 3,529 with 54 Covid-related fatalities in the last 24 hours.
According to the country's health ministry, the positivity rate for Thursday stood at 42.90 per cent. Rupandehi, a district in southwestern Nepal, has been ravaged by the deadly second wave of the disease. The district saw at least 1,069 new cases today.
Meanwhile, Kathmandu valley, the country's worst-affected place, added 3,972 cases including the highest number of 3,163 in the Kathmandu district alone.