Nepal: Total number of COVID-19 cases surges to 258 as 9 more test positive
By migrator | Fri, 15 May 2020
KATHMANDU | MAY 15, 2020:
In Nepal, the number of COVID-19 cases has jumped to 258 as 9 more persons tested positive, the Ministry of Health and Population confirmed.
As per the release, one new case was reported from Makwanpur while eight others hails from Narainapur Rural Municipality of Banke District.
Deputy Spokesperson at Ministry of Health Dr. Samirkumar Adhikari said, their swab samples were tested through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method at National Public Health Laboratory, Kathmandu and Bheri Hospital, Nepalgunj. Their condition is normal and are in contact with the doctors and medical personnel.