KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has contracted the coronavirus infection.

Several members of the opposition party, employees and security personnel at the NC office had submitted their swab samples on Thursday.

Thapa confirmed the news of him testing positive for the infection through a Twitter post.

“I have come to know that I have contracted Covid-19. My health is in a normal condition, I have isolated myself at home,” Thapa shared.

He further asked people who had come into contact with him during recent times to take necessary precautions and consult health practitioners if any symptoms develop.

It has also been learnt that NC central member Arjun Narsingh KC and over six dozen others have tested positive for the novel virus infection.


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