Education, Science and Technology minister Giriraj Manj Pokharel has tested positive for corona virus.
He was admitted to Patan Hospital on Saturday with fever.
According to Pokharel’s personal secretary, Puran KC, Pokhrel is still in the Hospital undergoing treatment.
It has also been revealed that Education Minister Girija Mani Pokharel, reached Baluwatar on Saturday and met Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
Minister Pokharel had been active this week to break the 19th ansan of Dr. Govinda KC. Regarding Dr. KC’s ansan, he had taken several trips from the ministry to TU Teaching Hospital and the PM residence.
Earlier on Saturday, Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai was also confirmed with Corona infection.
Nepal has been seeing a rapid surge in the corona virus cases with total infections over 1 lakhs.
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