Thursday, 18 July, 2024

Two more staff at Minister Ale's Secretariat infected with coronavirus


Kathmandu, Jan 18: Novel coronavirus infection has been confirmed in two more employees at Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale's Private Secretariat.    

The Minister's press coordinator Bimal Bahadur Bista and administrative assistant Bhakta Bahadur Ale have been infected with the virus, the Secretariat said. The infection was confirmed through a test carried out on them on Monday.    

Coronavirus infection was confirmed on Minister Ale and his private secretary Hemanta Regmi on Monday itself before this. The health of those testing positive for COVID-19 is normal and all them including the Minister are in home-isolation, according to the Secretariat.