Nepal Covid-19 tally hits 49 after one new case in Jhapa

Sharada Khatri

Kathmandu,  Nepal’s Covid-19 tally has risen to 49 on Friday after a man from Jhapa tested positive for the disease.

The Ministry of Health said Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences confirmed that the man, 62, tested positive for the virus.

The patient’s address and his travel history were not immediately available.

He was shifted to the hospital’s isolation ward immediately after test results came positive for Covid-19.

Earlier on Thursday, three people—a 55-year-old woman from Udayapur, a 14-year-old boy from Dhanusha and a 26-year-old man from Bhojpur, had tested positive for Covid-19.

So far, 10 Covid-19 patients have been discharged from various hospitals across the country after making recovery.
As of late Friday evening, the country had 39 active cases of Covid-19. All the patients are under medical observation.


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