Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has been confirmed to have corona virus (Covid-19).

He was admitted to Patan Hospital on Saturday with fever. Minister Pokharel’s personal secretary Puran KC said that the corona infection was confirmed during the test.

According to him, Minister Pokharel is still in the hospital.

Earlier on Saturday, Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai was also confirmed to have corona infection.