•      Fri Jun 2 2023

Former King Gyanendra Shah infected with COVID-19

Former King Gyanendra Shah arrived from India after participating Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, India on Sunday, April 18, 2021. He was received by a large crowd at the entrance of TIA, Kathmandu. (Photo: ET)

KATHMANDU: Former King Gyanendra Shah and his wife Komal Shah have been diagnosed with COVID-19 infection.

After bathing in the Ganges at Haridwar, India, and participating different religious programs, they returned home and tested for corona infection. A source in the Ministry of Health and Population said that their report was positive in the test.

A ministry source said that contact tracing has been started for them.

In India itself, many people who participated in the Kumbh Mela at Haridwar were diagnosed COVID-19.