Nine more India returnee Nepalis have tested positive for coronavirus in Banke district.
The confirmation was made through an antigen test carried out of those who returned Nepal via Jamunaha border point on Saturday.
Chief of the health unit of Nepalgunj sub-metropolis Ram Bahadur Chand said that a total of 64.28 per cent India returnee Nepalis tested positive for the virus on Saturday in Nepalgunj.
Those nine infected ones had arrived home from the Indian cities of Gujarat and New Delhi and they are originally from Surkhet, Banke, Dang and Jajarkot district.
Likewise, Chief District Officer of BankeShivaramGelal said that Nepalis are prevented from going to Rupaidiya of India for shopping purpose while compulsory provision of coronavirus test has been enforced at the bordering point of Jamunaha.
Gelal stated that Nepali’s trip to India has been restricted except for emergency. The cases of coronavirus have skyrocketed in Banke district in the recent days including 106 new cases on Saturday itself.
Earlier on Friday, 15 Nepalis who returned home via the Jamunaha transit from India had tested positive for the virus. ---
Source: National News Agency Nepal