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Nepal's Tourism Minister, Who Once Declared Country Covid-Free, Tests Positive

The minister said that he has no other implications other than "a little fever".Nepal's tourism minister Yogesh Bhattarai has tested positive for the COVID-19, he announced on social media, nearly eight months after declaring the country free from the deadly coronavirus to boost tourist arrivals.Yogesh Bhattarai, 54, who also holds the culture and aviation portfolios, has become the first minister in the Cabinet of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli to contract the contagion which has so far infected over 100,000 people in the Himalayan nation.In a Facebook post, the minister requested all those who came in his contact to be on alert."Last Monday, while testing for corona, the report came negative.

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