A total of 11 inmates are tested positive for COVID-19 in the district.
According to Health Office Pandemics programme coordinator Jeevan Chaulagain, once a jailbird was tested COVID-19 positive on his PCR test, 10 others were tested resulting in positive case.
The infected are admitted to Mechi Hospital for treatment. With this, a number of total infected persons in the district reached 836.
Similarly, 757 persons have returned home after complete health recovery in the district. According to the sources, 73 are active cases in the district till Friday. Six infected ones have died of the infection in the district so far.
Source: National News Agency Nepal