Coronavirus infection has been confirmed in one male of Saptari, taking the total national tally of people infected with coronavirus in Nepal to 121.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the newly infected male is 18-years-old and from Dakneswori-3, Saptari.

The test was conducted in B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences of Dharan and the test result came positive.

The ministry has said that the health condition of the patient is normal and is currently kept in isolation.