Two Nepal Army personnel have been confirmed to have corona infection on Saturday. On Saturday afternoon, the Ministry of Health confirmed the infection to two Nepal Army personnel, Assistant Rathi Bijnandev Pandey told Kantipur.

Spokesperson Pandey said that two soldiers working at the Nepal Army's Middle East Pratna headquarters in Mahottari had contracted corona. They are 52-year-old Mahottari resident and 26-year-old Kavre resident. They are being investigated for corona infection. His post has not been disclosed.

Corona infection was confirmed in nine more people on Saturday morning. At the same time, the number of people infected with the corona virus in Nepal has reached 278. Of those confirmed infected, 36 have recovered so far. The Ministry of Health has informed that the health condition of all the patients is normal.