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MYAGDI: The district of Myagdi has reported its first Coronavirus infection case.
A 30-year-old male from Ruma, Malika rural municipality-2 has tested positive to COVID-19 in the course of test conducted at the Regional Health Laboratory Pokhara.
He was kept in a quarantine facility at the New West Point Boarding High School in Beni, according to chief of the Health Office Myagdi, Ek Narayan Lamsal.
The infected person has been shifted to the isolation ward.
Lamsal said the swab samples of 14 people were sent for test to Pokhara on Thursday and one among these tested positive for coronavirus.
The youth who tested positive to coronavirus had arrived Beni via the Sunauli transit point on May 22.
Eighty five people who have come from India have been kept in quarantine in Myagdi.