Minister Nembang contracts COVID-19

Published On: October 19, 2020 06:29 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Nembang is the third minister in the Oli-led Cabinet to contract virus after tourism and education ministers 

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Another minister of the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli-led Cabinet has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation, Basanta Kumar Nembang tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

Taking to social media earlier today, Minister Nembang asked those who had come in contact with him to adopt precautionary measures against the viral infection.

Earlier, Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai and Education Minister Giriraj Mani Pokharel were also diagnosed with the disease.

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