KATHMANDU, April 3 -- One more COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Nepal on Thursday taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to six.

This was informed by the spokesman of the Ministry of Health and Population at a regular press briefing Thursday.

"The patient is a woman who arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on March 17 aboard the QR 652 flight from Doha," said the ministry's spokesman Dr Bikas Devkota.

She is the third passenger testing positive for COVID-19 among the 158 passengers who landed in Nepal on March 17 via the Qatar Airways flight. Earlier, two patients - a girl from Kathmandu and another woman from Baglung - had tested positive for the coronavirus. This third passenger of the flight is ...