CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Prachanda, leader Shrestha test Covid-19 positive

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Kathmandu: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has tested positive for coronavirus.

On Saturday morning, Prachanda’s Secretariat said that the infection was confirmed in an RT-PCR test conducted on Friday evening.

The PCR test was carried out after some health issues, according to the secretariat. He is currently under home isolation.

Similarly, Maoist leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha has also contracted the coronavirus.