Corona infection has been confirmed in 171 people in Nepal on Thursday. This is the highest number ever found in a single day. At the same time, the number of corona infections in Nepal has reached 1,198.

The Ministry of Welfare and Population According to Dr. Bikas Devkota, corona infection has been confirmed in 29 people of Dhanusha.

Among those infected are a 4-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy. Other infected people are in the age group of 14 to 70 years. In the last 24 hours, 29 cases have been confirmed from Dhanusha, 25 from Jhapa, 6 from Siraha,17 from Mahottari, 20 from Rautahat,  13 from Surkhet, 8 from Dailekh,14 from Saptari, 7 from Sarlahi, , 3-3 from Syangja and Bardiya.

Dolakha and Kailali have two and a half and Banke, Makwanpur, Darchula, Bajhang, Solukhumbu and Nawalparasi have one each. A further 25 people were confirmed to be infected with Corona virus in Jhapa on Thursday.

Infection has been confirmed in 20 people of Rautahat. Three people aged 12 to 30 in Teku and 17 people ranging from 8-year-old boys to 40-year-old men were found infected in the laboratory of Dhulikhel Hospital. Similarly, reports of 17 people from Mahottari have come positive. He is 15 to 45 years old.

Corona infection has been confirmed in 6 people of Siraha and 7 people of Sarlahi. In Saptari, 14 people have been infected. According to the Ministry of Health, 12 people between the ages of 18 and 42 were tested at the National Public Health Laboratory, Teku and 32 and 47-year-old men at the VP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan.

In the test conducted in Pokhara, the report of three people from Syangja has come positive. Corona infections have been confirmed in 22- and 26-year-old men and 49-year-old women. 23 people have been infected in Kapilvastu and one in Rupandehi on Thursday. Of the 23 people in Kapilvastu, nine are from Vijayanagar village municipality, 13 from Kapilvastu municipality and one from Maharajgunj municipality.

Similarly, seven men aged 17 to 40 and eight women aged 20 in Dailekh have been infected. Corona infection has also been confirmed in two men aged 19 and 20 in Dolakha, a 55-year-old man in Solukhumbu, a 50-year-old man in Makwanpur and a 19-year-old man in Nawalpur. A 25-year-old man from Darchula and three others from Kailali, aged 25 and 30, tested positive at Seti Hospital, the ministry said.

Similarly, tests conducted at Bheri Hospital, Nepalgunj have confirmed corona infection in three men from Bardiya and one from Banke. A 30-year-old man of Malika village in Beni of Myagdi district has also been found infected on Thursday evening. Five people have died of corona in Nepal so far and 190 have recovered and been discharged.

Corona has also been confirmed in a man from Arghakhanchi who died while returning from India on Thursday. However, the government has not yet announced the cause of death. A man from Arghakhanchi, who was returning from India, has died in Kapilvastu. Corona has also been confirmed in him. Four corona infected have been added in Parsa. The PCR test reports of four students of Ramdev Sah Kalwar School Quarantine in Pokhariya Municipality of Parsa have come positive.