Kathmandu, May 27 : The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed additional 114 coronavirus cases in the country today. With this the infection tally has reached 886 in Nepal.
At the regular press conference held at the ministry today, MoHP spokesperson Dr Bikas Devkota shared that among the total infected 796 male and 90 female.
Among the confirmed today include eight in Bodebasain municipality, two in Balanbibhul rural municipality and one in Surunga municipality of Saptari district. Likewise, two in Gauradaha municipality and 15 in Kachankawal municipality of Jhapa have tested positive to COVID-19.
The infected include one in Hetauda of Makawanpur, seven in Gadhimai municipality of Rautahat, four in Tamankhola rural municipality and two in Badigad rural municipality of Baglung and three in Puthauttarganga rural municipality of Rukum (East), seven in Ghorahi sub-metropolitan city and eight in Lamahi municipality of Dang, two in Duduwa rural municipality, seven in Rapti Sonari rural municipality, six in Baijanath rural municipality and one in Khajura rural municipality of Banke.
Other tested positive to coronavirus are one in Siddicharan municipality of Siraha, a permanent resident of Siraha and currently living in Rupani of Saptari, seven in Parcauda of Bara, a permanent resident of Rautahat and currently residing in Bara, eight in Gaur municipality, two in Dewahi Bhonahi municipality, two in Katahariya municipality and 16 in other different areas of Rautahat. All these confirmed have been kept in quarantine facilities, the spokesperson said.
The State-5 has the highest number of COVID-19 infected people. As many as 365 people have tested positive to the virus in nine districts of the State. The Sudur Paschim State has the lowest number of infected people with 17 in its five districts, the health ministry sources said.
Likewise, the State-1 has 103 infected in its seven districts followed by 324 in State 2; 39 in Bagmati State; 13 in Gandaki State and 25 in Karnali State. The virus so far has broken out in 47 of the 77 districts of the country.