Nine more contract COVID-19, Dang reports for the first time

Published On: May 15, 2020 08:45 PM NPT

KATHMANDU, May 15: The Ministry of Health and Population on Friday evening confirmed nine more positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The ministry, earlier in the morning, had reported nine cases - a total of 18 cases confirmed in a single day. 

According to the latest updates, the nine patients include two boys (aged nine and 10) and two women (aged 23 and 47) from Birgunj, Parsa, a 25-year-old man from Triyuga Municipality of Udayapur, three males (aged 23, 36 and 34) from Gadawa-4 and 5 of Dang and a seven-year-old boy from Satungal, Kathmandu. 

Dang, a Province 5 district, reported the virus contraction for the first time. 

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has jumped to 267.


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