Kathmandu, Oct. 18 -- In the next four months, an additional 320,000 people will be infected with Covid-19, if the daily average infection rate is 2,665.

This internal projection of the Ministry of Health and Population is for the worst case scenario.

But the Health Ministry's own figures of the past two weeks show that there have been an average of 3,195 new infections every day. In the period, numbers have not gone down either. The lowest number of recorded cases was 1,551 on October 6 and the highest on October 10 with 5,008 infections.

As of Saturday, 129,304 people throughout the country have tested positive for coronavirus with 727 deaths. In the last 24 hours, 3,167 people contracted the disease, including 1,746 in Kathmandu Val...