Nine more test positive as Nepal COVID-19 cases climb to 304


KATHMANDU, May 18: The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed nine more positive cases on Monday.

According to a press release issued by the Assistant Spokesperson of the ministry, Dr. Sameer Kumar Adhikari, seven males (21, 21, 23, 25, 25, 29 and 30) from Ishanath municipality-2, 3, 6 and 9  and a female aged 28 from Madhavnarayan municipality-3 of Rautahat; a male aged 38 from Karaiyamai-5 of Bara have tested positive for the virus.

Nepal has confirmed two fatalities from the virus.