According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 9 more coronavirus cases are found in Nepal on Friday morning – 1 person is from Makwanpur and 8 from Banke.

All of them who tested positive for coronavirus infection are male of age 18, 20, 22, 25, 25, 27, 32 and 36 years of Narainapur, Banke and 37 year old male of Makwanpur.

A 37-year-old man from Makwanpur was found infected with coronavirus in a test conducted at the National Public Health Laboratory, Teku and swab sample of patients from Banke were taken to Bheri Hospital, Banke.

Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus patients in Nepal has reached 258.