The Ministry of Health has confirmed 13 new cases of coronavirus infection, in addition to the eleven cases identified earlier, taking the nationwide tally to 134.

This is the largest number of cases recorded in a single day.

According to the Ministry, the cases were confirmed through PCR tests conducted at the National Public Health Laboratory in Kathmandu.

Among the infected are males aged 15, 19, 23, 30, 32, and 38 from Kapilvastu district; males aged 24, 26, 27, 30, 32, and 40 years from Rupandehi district, and an 11-year-old female from Bardiya district.