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Six more COVID-19 cases in Nepal; tally reaches 75


03 May 2020  

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KATHMANDU: Nepal has confirmed 6 more new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total of infections to 75.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, six more persons in Nepalgunj have tested positive for the COVID-19.

Out of six new cases, three are males aged 16,21 and 34 while three women are of 40, 55 and 60. They all are from Nepalgunj-8.

“They all are in normal health condition, and are under the supervision of health workers” Ministry sources said.

Earlier today, speaking at a regular press briefing, Dr Bikash Devkota, Spokesperson at Ministry of Health and Population, said nine persons in Nepalgunj tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Those nine people, including five males and four females, aged between seven to 58 years, have been found to be infected in the Nepalgunj testing lab.

Nepalgunj Mayor Dhawal Shumsher Rana said they are trying to trace the travel history of those nine infected persons.

Similarly, a 36-year-old person from Chhapkaiya of Birgunj Municipality-3 has also tested positive for the pandemic virus.

The 36-year-old’s swab was found to be have been infected during a test at the Teku-based National Public Health Laboratory in Kathmandu.

Now, he has been kept in the Narayani Hospital, Birgunj.

Meanwhile, it should be noted that 16 out of the 75 persons receiving treatment for COVID-19 have returned home after recovery.

According to Dr Devkota, 77 people across the country are currently in isolation while 21,958 are kept in quarantine as of May 3.

Publish Date : 03 May 2020 19:18 PM

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