●Of the total COVID-19 positive cases,76%(306,794)of cases have recovered and 23.1% (93,141) of cases are active.
●46districts have reported more than 200 active cases out of which 29 districts have reported more than 500 active cases
●Of the total active cases, 92.8% (86,426) of the active cases are in home isolation; 6,715(7.2%) cases are undergoing hospital/institutional isolation of which 910patients require ICU admission, amongst which 295require ventilator support.
●New cases have been reported from 72 districts in the country.Among these new cases,30.4% of the new cases are from Kathmandu district and 39.5% from Kathmandu valley
●There have been 2,091,511people who have received the1st dose of COVID-19 Vaccine and 368,811 people have received 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccine
NEPAL EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION
•As of 11 May 2021, T07:00:00 hours (week no. 19), a total 403,794 COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the country through polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR); 2,652,130 RT-PCR tests have been performed nationwide by designated functional COVID-19 laboratories.
•All 7 provinces in the country are now experiencing community transmission.•Province-wise test positivity rate in the past week (week 18) ranged from 37.5% (Sudurpaschim Province) to 58.6% (Karnali Province), with national positivity rate averaging 49.4%.
•Overall, the sex-distribution remains skewed towards males, who constitute 63% (253,988/403,794) of the confirmed cases. Amongst the males, 81% (205,224/253,988) are in the economically productive age group (15-54 years).
•A total of 90 samples have been tested for influenza at National Influenza Center (NIC), NPHL on EPID-week 18 (3 -9May 2021).None of the samples tested positive for influenza. From 4 January until 9May 2021,a total of 720 samples have tested for influenza and SARS-CoV-2. Only 6 Samples have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.1