KATHMANDU: 17 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been confirmed by the Ministry of Health and Population, today.
This has taken the nationwide tally to 444.
Among the infected, 15 males aged 18, 18, 19, 19, 22, 23, 23, 25, 26, 26, 28, 30, 32, 37, 46 are from Kachankawal Rural Municipality-3, 6, and 8 wards; male aged 34 from Dhankuta and Female aged 51 from Dharan Sub Metropolitan City of Sunsari.
The infections were confirmed through tests conducted at BP Koirala Institute of Health Science, Dharan and Provincial Public Health Laboratory, Biratnagar.
As per current information, the infected persons have been reported in normal health and have come in contact with health personnel.