KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Three key advisors of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.
In RT-PCR tests conducted yesterday [Friday], PM Oli’s Chief Advisor Bishnu Rimal, Press Advisor Surya Thapa, and Foreign Affairs Advisor Rajan Bhattarai tested positive for COVID-19.
Posting on their social media accounts, the advisors announced that they had tested positive for the virus during recent PCR tests.
“I have tested positive for COVID-19. In a PCR testing conducted yesterday, I have tested positive for the virus,” Rimal wrote on Twitter. He has also requested those who came in his contact to be cautious.
Likewise, Thapa, posting on his Facebook account, said he had caught COVID-19. “I have tested positive for the virus in a PCR test conducted yesterday,” wrote Thapa, requesting those who came in his contact to stay cautious.
Similarly, Bhattarai also announced his result through Twitter. He also requested those who came in his contact to be cautious.