The Ministry of Health and Population has said that the number of corona infections has reached 267. Nine more people were infected on Friday evening.

The ministry said in a statement on Friday that tests at the National Public Health Laboratory, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan and Bheri Hospital, Nepalganj, showed corona infection in nine people.

For the first time, corona infection has been seen in Dang. A 23-year-old man from Gadhwa-4 of Dang, a 36-year-old man from Gadhwa-5 and a 34-year-old man from Tulsipur-7 have been confirmed as corona.

A 9-year-old boy from Parsa, a 10-year-old boy from Birgunj and a 23-year-old and 47-year-old woman have been infected. Similarly, a 25-year-old man from Udayapur Triyuga Municipality has also been found infected.