One more person tests positive for Covid-19, Nepal's sixth confirmed case

KATHMANDU: One more person has tested positive for Covid-19, making it the sixth case of Coronavirus infection in Nepal.

Spokesperson of Health Ministry, Dr Bikas Devkota informed mediapersons on Thursday that a sample sent for testing at the National Health Lab has come out positive for the disease.

"Yet another person that was on the QR-652 flight from Doha to Kathmandu is now known to have contracted infection," Devoka said.

Globally, close to a million -- 950,652 -- people have been infected out of which 202,631 people have recovered. As many as 48,290 people have lost their loves to Covid-19.