Kathmandu, Oct. 10: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has been infected with the novel coronavirus.
Bhattarai through his official Facebook page said that he had tested positive for COVID-19 in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test done on Saturday. “I was feeling feverish since Friday,” he said.
“I had undergone the test on Monday which reported that I had tested negative for COVID-19 after which I had participated in various programmes outside the Kathmandu Valley. I request everyone who had come in close contact with me to stay in high alertness,” said Bhattarai.