According to the Ministry of Health and Population 9 persons tested positive this evening. Earlier in the day also 9 people including 8 from Banke district and one from Makawanpur district were diagnosed with COVID-19.
The condition of all new patients is reported to be normal. There are 231 active cases in Nepal, while 36 patients have been recovered so far.
At present 15,683 people are under quarantine and 267 persons kept in isolation across the Himalayan nation.