A fourth person has been confirmed to have been infected with coronavirus in Nepal.
A 34-year-old man who returned recently from Dubai and was undergoing treatment at the Seti Provincial Hospital in Dhangadi has tested positive for the virus, according to Spokesperson at the Health Ministry Bikash Devkota.
"We are collecting his details. He was admitted at the hospital on March 24. The report arrived today," Devkota revealed.
This is the first case to have been recorded outside the Kathmandu Valley.
The third person, a youth who had returned from Sharjah, UAE, was confirmed Tuesday midnight.
Health Minister Bhanubhakta Dhakal, organizing a press conference on Monday, had confirmed a 19-year-old student returning from France via Qatar tested positive for the coronavirus.
The girl had arrived on March 17 and was on self-quarantine at home. She had contacted the Shuraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital in Teku on Friday after her friend from Vietnam who accompanied her from France to Doha contacted her to inform that she tested positive for the virus.
A man, who had returned from Wuhan, was the first to be tested positive over a month back.
Published Date: Friday, Chaitra 14, 2076, 19:49:00