Kathmandu Nepal 's Education Minister Giriraj Mani Pokharel has been found infected with the corona virus . Media reports said that Pokharel, who was infected with Kovid-19 , is the second cabinet minister in the country. According to media reports, Pokharel was PCR tested after which the infection was confirmed on Sunday. Earlier, he was admitted to a hospital in Patan on Saturday evening after a mild fever. According to a member of the minister's secretariat, his condition is stable. Pokharel is the second cabinet minister in Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's cabinet to have been infected with the Corona virus.
So far 1,07,750 people have been infected in the country and 636 people have died from it. Earlier on Saturday, Nepal's Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai had reported on social media about himself being infected with Kovid-19. According to reports from The Himalayan Times, the two ministers attended the cabinet meeting on Thursday.