74 security personnel at PM Oli’s residence contract COVID-19; 45 others wait for test results

Published On: October 3, 2020 07:12 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: As many as 74 security personnel working at Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official residence in Baluwatar were diagnosed with novel coronavirus disease on Saturday. 

According to highly-placed security sources, those tested positive for the COVID-19 include 28 Nepal Army (NA) personnel, 21 Nepal Police personnel and 3 from the National Investigation Department. Sources said COVID-19 test reports of 45 other security personnel deployed at the PMO are still awaited. 

It is said that the security personnel deployed in the inner security of Prime Minister Oli are not contracted with the virus.

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