Two more people have been confirmed to be infected with corona virus (Covid-19) in Birgunj. Corona infection has been confirmed in men of Birgunj Metropolitan City 3 and 16. At the same time, the number of confirmed corona infections in Nepal has reached 51.

“Samples tested at the National Public Health Laboratory in Kathmandu confirmed Covid-19 in two men, both 50 years of age,” the ministry said in a statement. “Both are Birgunj residents.”

The two men have been kept in an isolation facility in Parsa and their health condition is normal, according to the ministry.