Nepal’s COVID-19 national tally reaches 304 with nine new cases today morning

Published On: May 18, 2020 09:05 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 18: The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed nine more cases of COVID-19 disease on Monday morning. 

The new cases include seven males (aged 21, 21, 23, 25, 25, 29 and 30) and a 28-year-old female from Ishnath Municipality-2, 3 and 6, Rautahat. Similarly, another 38-year-old woman from Karaiya Mai-5, Bara was also diagnosed with this disease at the Kathmandu-based National Public Health Laboratory earlier today. 

With this, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nepal has climbed to 304. As of today, Nepal has two fatalities and 36 recoveries. 

In recent days, Province 2 has witnessed a sharp rise in the number of COVID-19 cases. Most of them are imported cases, according to MoHP. As per the official figure, the province which borders India  has  reported 130 cases.

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