KATHMANDU, Jan 18: COVID-19 infection has been confirmed in two more people working in the private secretariat of Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale.
Minister Ale's press coordinator Bimal Bahadur Bista and administration assistant Bhakta Bahadur Ale have been confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19, according to the secretariat.
A COVID-19 test conducted on Monday confirmed the infection in both of them, the secretariat said. Minister Ale and his personal secretary Hemant Regmi were confirmed infected with COVID-19 on Monday. The condition of those who tested positive is said to be normal and all are in self-isolation, including Minister Ale.