Three more test positive for coronavirus, Nepal’s total cases climb to 457


KATHMANDU, May 21: The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed three more positive case on Thursday evening.

According to a press release issued by the Assistant Spokesperson at the ministry Dr. Sameer Kumar Adhikari, a 32-year-old male from Narainapur-3 and a 42-year-old male from Khajura-3 of Banke district; and a 19-year-old male from Suddhodhan rural municipality of Kapilvastu district have tested positive for the virus.

With the new three cases, the total COVID-19 cases of Nepal have climbed to 457.

Earlier, the ministry had confirmed 26 new cases and one death, taking the virus death toll to three.