One more Covid-19 case takes Nepal’s tally to 110With the new case, Udayapur district alone now has 32 coronavirus cases.
Nepal’s covid-19 tally reached 110 on Saturday after yet another individual in Bhulke of Udayapur district tested positive for the virus.
“A polymerase chain reaction test carried out on the sample taken from a 43-year-old woman tested positive for the virus at Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar,” said Dr Sangita Mishra, medical superintendent at the hospital.
Earlier in the day, three new cases were confirmed in Udayapur, along with three in Kapilvastu and one in Parsa.
“Swab samples of three women—aged 18, 45 and 60—of Bhulke in Udayapur, three men of Kapilvastu, two 18-year-olds and one 17 years old, and a 65-year-old man from Parsa came out positive,” the Health Ministry said in a statement on Saturday morning.
The latest case in Bhulke takes the Province 1 Covid-19 tally to 35, with 32 cases in Udayapur alone.
So far, Province 2 has recorded 31 cases, Bagmati seven and Gandaki two. Similarly, 30 cases have been confirmed in Province 5 and five in Sudurpaschim Province. Kanali Province has not reported any case yet.
(Deo Narayan Sah contributed reporting.)