Nepal | June 03, 2020

Fourth COVID-19 positive case confirmed by Health Ministry

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KATHMANDU: Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed that a person from Western Nepal has tested positive for COVID-19, making this the third active case of the disease in Nepal.

“The fourth person contracting Coronavirus infection has been detected. The patient, a 34-year-old male is getting treatment at Seti Provincial Hospital in Dhangadhi. His health condition is normal,” said the ministry official.

काेराेना अपडेटकोरोना भाइरस (कोभिडा-१९) को चाैथो संक्रमित भेटिएका छन । संक्रमित व्यक्ति सेती प्रादेशिक अस्पताल धनगढीमा उपचारमा रहेका छनहाल उनको अवस्था सामान्य छ । उनी ३४ वर्षका नेपाली पुरूष हुन् ।

Posted by Ministry of Health and Population-Nepal on Friday, March 27, 2020

It has been learnt that the person had recently returned from the Middle East. He was admitted to the hospital on March 24 after symptoms started surfacing.

This is the first known case of coronavirus infection outside the valley.


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