Nepal on Monday reported 2,440 new cases of COVID-19, taking the national tally to 89,263 while the death toll reached to 554 with 19 more fatalities in the last 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 464 females and 895 males tested positive in the last 24 hours.
The health ministry on Wednesday confirmed six more corona related deaths in the country, taking the death toll to 120.
Addressing a virtual press briefing, spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population Jageshwar Gautam said that 581 people were found infected with COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
According to Dr Jageshwar Gautam, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population, the new cases were detected as 6,993 Polymerase Chain Reaction tests were conducted throughout Nepal.
The deceased, a businessman in Nepal's Birgunj, was a patient of diabetes, cardiac ailment and tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday, according to a media report.
Government and private offices would be fully functional from Wednesday and all private and public vehicles would be allowed back on the streets
A total of 1,647 cases were filed as of June 27 in police stations all over Nepal, with an average of 18 people killing themselves every day since the enforcement of the lockdown.
A Council of Ministers held a meeting on Monday evening and decided to extend the lockdown further in the present format where limited business and activities are permitted to operate.
The new infections included 90 women, the Ministry of Health and Population said. Out of 77 districts in the country, 76 districts have reported COVID-19 cases.
The confirmation of 535 new cases pushed Nepal's coronavirus infection tally to 9,561, the ministry said.
The virus has now spread to 75 of the total 77 districts in the country, the Health Ministry said. The confirmation of 421 new cases pushed Nepal's coronavirus infection tally to 9,026.
Dhanusha, Jhapa and Rautahat districts, bordering India, have reported 29, 25 and 20 new cases respectively in the last 24 hours.
Twenty-six people from the Rautahat district, three each from Kathmandu, Dhanusha and Kapilvastu districts were tested positive for the virus, the health ministry said in a statement.
All the 16 people were found COVID-19 positive on Sunday, it said, adding that the total number of coronavirus cases in Nepal now stands at 75.