Corona infection has been confirmed in nine policemen including PSO of CPN (Maoist) senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal.
Seven of the infected are armed policemen. According to a source close to Nepal, the PSO and a driver are from Nepal Police.
They underwent a PCR test on Thursday and was confirmed to have a corona infection on Friday.
According to Mohan Gautam, Nepal’s personal secretary, nine out of 15 security personnel tested positive. A team from the health department went to Nepal’s house and collected swabs on Thursday.
According to Gautam, Nepal, his family, associates and drivers were all negative. According to the Armed Police Force, the infected people have been taken to Isolation in Kirtipur on Saturday.
SSP Kuber Kadayat said that two Nepal Police personnel were taken to the police hospital.