The number of coronavirus infection has increased on Friday too. The Ministry of Health and Population shared that it recorded a total 142 new cases of infection out of the tests conducted among 1,079.
On March 30, the number of infection was 42 while on March 29, it was 34; on March 28, it was 24; and on March 27, it was 69.
With the rise on number of coronavirus infection, the number of active infection cases has also increased, thereby reaching 163.
Director at Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, Dr Chuman Lal Das, said as the coronavirus infection was increasing in India, it had direct impact in Nepal- all because of the open border.
The infected people have entered Nepal which contributed to coronavirus surge in Nepal too, he added.
The Ministry has directed one and all to take booster dose for the prevention and control of the coronavirus.