Minister for Energy, Hydropower and Irrigation Top Bahadur Rayamajhi has tested positive for the coronavirus. After the Minister showed coronavirus symptoms, swabs collected from him, his family members and staffs at secretariat were sent to Teku Hospital for the test.
The coronavirus infection was confirmed with Minister Rayamajhi, his spouse, son, daughter, son-in-law, personal secretary and cook.
The Minister has been admitted at Birendra Sainik Hospital, but his health condition is normal, according to Minister's personal secretariat.
Minister Rayamajhi is learnt to have contracted the virus while he was traveling from home district Arghakhanchi to Kathmandu.
Source: National News Agency Nepal